P.A Security Forces Arrest 14 Hamas Members In The West Bank
Wednesday January 27, 2010 23:43 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Security Forces - File Photo
Palestinian Secuirty Forces - Palestine-Info
Palestinian Security Forces arrested 14 members of the Hamas political party in the West Bank this Wednesday at dawn.
A press release issued by Hamas, provides names and details of those arrested.
In Qalqilia, to the north of the West Bank, Mustafa Bader was apprehended. He has been repeatedly arrested by Palestinian security forces along with spending time in Israeli prison. Nael Nofal, Sa’id Jeidy, Abdul-Halim Al Basha and Freij Daoud were also detained in Qalqilia. They face arrest just one day after release from a Palestinian detention center.
In Allar near Qalqilia, security forces arrested Ahmad Taqatqa, Abada Taqatqa, Khalid Abdullah and Mujahid Shadid.
In the district of Ramallah, security forces arrested Moath Ziad Mashal, a journalist from Silwad village. Mashal has been arrested three times by the Israeli military, spending a combined total of five years in Israeli prisons. He has also been arrested once by Palestinian security forces despite his involvement with the Silwad local council.
In Hebron, security forces arrested Sheikh Mahmoud Al Hour, member of the Surif village council and Sheikh Mahmoud Al Asafra. Al Asafra serves as the Imam of Al Rahman Mosque in Beit Kahil.
Near the city of Jenin, security forces arrested Mohammad Fares Abu Obeid from Al Yamoun village.
The statement issued by Hamas also alleged that Fateh security forces still hold Hamas party members in detention, despite a Palestinian court order demanding their immediate release.