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Israeli occupation detains several Palestinians, including a BDS activist, in the occupied territories – PPS

Israeli occupation forces detained a number of Palestinians between last night and this morning, including an activist with the Israel boycott movement, BDS, in the occupied Palestinian territories, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said the occupation forces detained Mahmoud Nawajah, coordinator of the BDS movement in the West Bank.

Israeli police also detained six Palestinians this morning while at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, including a guard working with the Islamic Waqf department, for challenging Jewish fanatics performing rituals in violation of standing rules at the Muslim holy site.

Israeli police also detained a number of Palestinian activists in Jerusalem but later set them free, said reports.

The Israeli occupation army detained five Palestinians from the Nablus district in the north of the West Bank, one from nearby Qalqilya, two from the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem and one from nearby city of Hebron.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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