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Israeli forces raid and ransack development research center in Ramallah

They also stormed the headquarters of a leading child rights organization

Jerusalem24 –  Israeli forces, early this morning, raided and ransacked the premises of a leading development center in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah.

The Israeli soldiers broke into Bisan Center for Research and Development, searched its offices and seized several computer hard discs while causing considerable damage to the premise.

They posted an order shutting the center for six months.

Also today, Israeli troops raided the headquarters of Defense for Children International- Palestine (DCIP), a leading child rights organization, in al-Bireh city.

The Palestinian NGOs Network condemned the raid as a crime intended to intimidate Palestinian civil society organizations engaged in reinforcing the Palestinian people’s steadfastness on their land, especially in disadvantaged villages isolated by Israel’s apartheid wall, and defending Palestinian human rights.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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