Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, Mona Qaâ€™daan, 40, a former political prisoner from Arraba town, near the northern West Bank district on Jenin; the army violently broke into her home and searched it.Local sources reported that Qaâ€™daan lives her brothers, Tareq, Mahmoud and Moawiya, who are also former political prisoners.
The Maan News Agency reported that Qaâ€™daan was previously kidnapped by the army four times, and spent a total of three years in prison.
She was first kidnapped in 1999, and was only released after she conducted a hunger strike that lasted for one month.
The last time she was kidnapped and imprisoned was on May 31, 2011, and was released on December 18, 2011, under the prisoner-swap deal reached between the resistance and Israel in which Israeli corporal Gilad Shalit was released in exchange for the release of over a 1000 Palestinian political prisoners.
After her arrest in 2011, Qaâ€™daan was placed in solitary confinement and conducted a 16-day hunger strike until she was moved out of solitary.