The Palestinian security forces have arrested journalist Ghassan Najajra, after summoning him to an interview yesterday (26 February) morning.
In a Facebook post, Najajra’s wife has said that her husband has been arrested on three occasions by Israeli occupation forces and that the reason for his current detention is “political”.
She has demanded his release and has appealed to both media and human-rights organisations to demand the same.
The security forces continue to arrest dozens of university students and political activists across the occupied West Bank, and has summoned numerous others for questioning.
Palestinian security forces continue to hold Ahmed Karaja after four days, Noureddine Hamaada after six days, Ahmed Fayek Gwadra and Ahmed Sharif Safi after seven days, Malik Al-Saadi after eight days, and Raafat Mokada after eleven days. Mahmoud Murad al-Saadi has been held for 13 consecutive days. All are former detainees.
Hassan Haroun continues to be held after 20 days of detention, Muhammad Rasem Khuzaymah and Adham Marei after 27, Sheikh Muhammad Ghayzan after 43, Asaad al-Masry after 47, Muhammad Nour Azzam after 57, Basil Yasser Hanaysha after 134, Muhammad al-Azmi after 165, and Majd Kamil after 266 days of detention.
Another former detainee, Uday Nakhleh, from the al-Jalazun camp, who is currently held by Palestinian intelligence services, has suffered deterioration to his health after 10 consecutive days of hunger strike in protest against his political arrest.