Israeli Forces Arrest 50 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli forces on a regular basis storm Palestinian cities and villages in the occupied West Bank to arrest Palestinian popular activists. (Photo: ActiveStills.org)

Israeli forces rounded up 50 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoner Society said on Saturday.

The NGO, however, did not give details about the accusations against the detainees.

On Wednesday, the NGO said more than 1,800 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and Arab towns inside Israel since mid-April.

Tensions flared up in the West Bank on April 13 over an Israeli court verdict to evict 12 Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in Jerusalem in favor of settlement groups.

The tension spread to the Gaza Strip, with Israel launching airstrike across the blockaded territory, killing at least 279 Palestinians, including 69 children and 40 women, and injuring 1,910 others since May 10.

Twelve Israelis have also been killed in Palestinian rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

The fighting, the fiercest in years, came to a halt on Friday under an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.

(MEMO, PC, Social Media)

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  1. Even wild animals are more civilized than these savagely cruel Zionist terrorists. There’s just no limit to the atrocities that they inflict upon the Palestinians. During the relentless eleven-day bombing campaign of Gaza, their American warplanes deliberately targeted residential high-rise apartment buildings, office buildings, schools, and even hospitals. They also destroyed twenty percent of the Gaza residents’ water supplies. All of this, is the definition of a holocaust (deliberate mass murder and destruction).

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