The Hamas movement reported Saturday that the Palestinian Security Forces of Fateh movement arrested 11 members and supporters of the movement in the West Bank districts of Ramallah, Qalqilia, Tulkarem, Jenin and Hebron.In Ramallah, the security forces arrested Mahmoud Borghal, Mohammad Badra, Bilal Abu Shilbaba, and Shadi Barrash. The four were previously imprisoned by Israel and spend years in detention.
Also in Ramallah, the security forces arrested Yousef Enaya, an Education student at a local college. He is from the northern West bank city of Qalqilia and is considered one of the leaders of the Islamic Bloc at the Student’s Movement. He was previously detained by the security forces.
In Qalqilia, in the northern part of the West Bank, the security forces arrested Zahi Allan from Jinsafut town, east of Qalqilia.
In Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank, the security forces attested Moeen Rafiq after breaking into his home and confiscating his laptop. He works at the Ministry of Education in Qalqilia.
The security forces also arrested Bial Taher, from Jilqamous village near Qalqilia, after breaking into his home and searching it.
Taher is the brother of two fighters of the Al Qassam Brigades of Hamas. His brothers are currently detained by Israel.
Local sources reported that the security forces attacked the mother of Taher and confiscated some of his belongings.
In Tulkarem, also in the northern part of the West Bank, the security forces arrested Fadi Ammoury hours after he was released from an Israeli prison. He was released under the condition that he hands himself to the security forces after 48 hours so he can see his family.
The security forces also arrested Fawzi Saqallah after he was called-in for questioning at a local Palestinian security center.
He was repeatedly imprisoned by the security forces and was reportedly severely tortured. He was also imprisoned by Israel for 32 months.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the security forces arrested Ahmad Jibril Ashour, an employee at the Young Muslim Men Association in the city.
The Hamas movement demanded Fateh to release all political prisoners, and said that Fateh and its leadership are not interested in achieving unity, and are ongoing with their political arrests against Hamas members and supporters.