On Monday 15/10/2012 saw coordinated Israeli military operations conducted illegally
throughout the West Bank. As a result,
13 Palestinians in different parts of the West Bank, where kidnapped. Amonst these are
two children, aged 12 and 11 years old, who were taken from their homes in occupied
East Jerusalem, and a 15-year-old child in Hebron.An Israeli spokesman claimed that some of the kidnapped residents are believed “to be
planning to carry out attacks against Israeli targets”.

Soldiers invaded Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and
kidnapped a child identified as Sa’ady Hasan al-Allami, 15, after the breaking into his
parents’ home and searching it.

The army also kidnapped Mohammad Sami, 25, Mo’taz Yousef al-Anati, 18, Mohammad
Sameh Sabarna, 25, and Ra’fat Sa’dy Al-Allami, 15, and took them to an unknown

Also in Beit Ummar, the army kidnapped a local farmer, identified as Mohammad Abdul-
Hamid as-Sleiby, 65, while working his farmland.

Furthermore, the army kidnapped Mosallam Mousa Odeh, 12, after breaking into his
family’s home in al-Bustan neighborhood, in Silwan, in occupied East Jerusalem. This is
the 12th time Mosallam has been illegally interned by Israeli security personal.

The child’s father, Mousa, is a member of the Committee for Defending Silwan
Neighborhood. He said that the soldiers terrified the family, especially the children, by
violently breaking into their home, and using military dogs to sniff through their property
and belongings.

Also in Jerusalem, the army kidnapped an 11-year-old child, identified as Mohammad
Zaytoun, and held him at a police station in the city, where he was interrogated for
several hours.

The child was kidnapped after the army broke into his parents’ home and violently
searched it. The army is claiming that the child hurled stones, paint bottles and Molotov
cocktails at settlers’ vehicles.

Soldiers also invaded Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the West Bank, and
kidnapped Ziad Sami Tamam, 26, after breaking into his home and searching it.

The army invaded the Tulkarem refugee camp and kidnapped one resident identified as
Islam Mohammad Nasrallah.

Three more Palestinians were kidnapped in the West Bank districts of Ramallah, Salfit
and Jenin.

In related news, Israeli bulldozers of the Jerusalem Municipality, demolished a home and
a stable that belong to resident Sufian Taha in Wadi ad-Dam in Beit Hanina

On Sunday, the army kidnapped Nidal Adas, 16, Mahdi al-Abbasi, 26, and Morad Siyam,
34, after breaking into their homes in Silwan town.

On Friday, soldiers kidnapped a 9-year-old child, identified as Amir Othman Darwish
and detained him for two hours after claiming that he hurled stones at the Israeli
Hadassah Hospital.

The Hospital’s surveillance team denied the claim, the Ahrar Center for Detainees’
Studies reported.

The home invasions and arrests are part of daily violations and assaults carried out by
Israeli soldiers, and settlers, in different parts of the West Bank, including in occupied
East Jerusalem.