Secretary of Fateh Movement Detained in East Jerusalem

23 Sep
6:48 PM

Israeli forces detained the Secretary of the Fateh movement, Yasser Darwish, predawn Sunday, in the Palestinian neighborhood of al-Eesawiyya, in occupied East Jerusalem.

According to Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, prior to the detention of Darwish, large numbers of Israeli forces stormed the neighborhood and raided his home.

PPS confirmed that, during the raid, Israeli forces thoroughly searched Darwish’s home and damaged his personal belongings, including the furniture.

Muhammad Abu al-Hummus, member of a local follow-up committee, said that Darwish was detained by Israeli forces and taken to an Israeli detention center for interrogation.

Abu al-Hummus added, according to Ma’an News Agency, that following Darwish’s detention, confrontations broke out, among Palestinian youth and Israeli forces, in which forces fired sound bombs towards the neighborhood repeatedly, while youth threw stones.

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