The Ahrar Center for Detainee Studies stated that the Israeli army detained, on Monday, Montaha Taweel, 45, an activist who works to defend the rights of the Palestinian detainees, and the wife of the mayor of al-Biereh. Al-Biereh is near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

Fuad al-Khoffash, director of the Ahrar center, warned of the increasing arrests carried out by the Israeli army against Palestinian women, especially social and political activists.

In a press release, al-Khoffash stated that Taweel organizes and participates in activities in support of the Palestinian detainees and their rights.

He slammed the ongoing and escalating arrests carried out by the Israeli army against the Palestinians in the occupied territories.