On Tuesday evening, [June 24, 2014] the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the number of Palestinians kidnapped by the Israeli army in the ongoing offensive, starting less than two weeks ago, has reached to at least 540. The PPS said eleven Palestinians were kidnaped by the army in different parts of the occupied West Bank, Wednesday.

The largest number of arrests have been carried out in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.

The PPS stated the soldiers kidnapped 185 Palestinians in the Hebron district, 89 in Nablus, 75 in Bethlehem, 55 in Jenin, 49 in Ramallah, 36 in Jerusalem, 23 in Tulkarem, 13 in Qalqilia, 7 in Tubas, 7 in Salfit, and one in Jericho.

On Wednesday at dawn, Israeli soldiers invaded Za’tara town, east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped Palestinian legislator, Khaled Tafesh, from his home.

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On Tuesday, the Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported that Israel recently moved 36 Palestinians, kidnapped in the latest military offensive, into solidarity confinement, for different periods, without charges or trial.

On Monday, The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped 529 Palestinians, during daily invasions and assaults, since three Israeli settlers went missing nearly two weeks ago. http://www.imemc.org/article/68205

Many children have been kidnapped during the ongoing offensive, as the army invaded and searched hundreds of homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank.

A Sunday report by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, the center said Israeli soldiers shot and killed four Palestinians in the last ten days. http://www.imemc.org/article/68190. Two of them were killed Sunday. http://www.imemc.org/article/68189, http://www.imemc.org/article/68187