BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday summoned five Palestinians from the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem to appear for interrogation at Etzion detention center.Palestinian security sources said that Israeli forces raided several areas in the district of Bethlehem, breaking into and searching the al-Duheisha refugee camp homes of Salih Muhammad al-Juaydi, 24, and Mahmoud Khalil Azba, 32, and summong the two.
In Aida refugee camp, Israeli forces summoned Ahmad Lutfi Daamsah.
Two Palestinians from the village of Beit Fajjar were summoned, identified by Palestinian security sources as Islam Mahmud Thawabtah, 27, and Alaa Thawabtah,18.
Meanwhile, an Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that no Palestinians were detained overnight in raids.
Israeli forces carry out detention raids across the occupied Palestinian territory on a near nightly basis, while also summoning Palestinians to appear for interrogation, commonly without evidence of any wrongdoing.
According to Palestinian prisoners’ rights group Addameer, as of August, there were some 7,000 Palestinians being held in Israeli custody, 700 of which were being held without trial or charge under the widely-condemned policy of administrative detention.