Israeli police yesterday arrested two senior Palestinian Authority (PA) officials in occupied Jerusalem after raiding their homes and searching them, Quds Press reported.
Israeli police arrested the Director of Arab Studies Society Khalil Tafakji from the Juz neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Israeli occupation forces arrest the director of the cartography department at the Arab Studies Association, Khalil Tafakji, after breaking into his house. pic.twitter.com/XAQZGaHmZF
— The Democratic Reformists within Fateh Movement (@the_reformists) February 26, 2020
Israeli police also arrested Head of the Chamber of Commerce Kamal Obeidat from his house in Beit Hanina in the occupied holy city.
Israeli occupation forces have been escalating their assaults on Palestinian activists and PA officials in order to undermine any national activity in the holy city since the announcement of the US ‘deal of the century’.
Zionist occupation soldiers storming home of the Palestinian lawyer Kamal Obeidat, head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in Beit Hanina, in occupied Jerusalem, an hour ago and kidnapped him, occupied Palestine, 26 February 2020.#RecognizePalestine #DownDealOfTheCentury
Posted by Younes Arar on Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Last week, occupation authorities banned the PA’s governor of occupied Jerusalem Adnan Ghaith from entering the West Bank for six months and from communicating with the Palestinian Authority.
(MEMO, PC, Social Media)