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Security forces arrest five people and prevent a demonstration in Ramallah

Jerusalem24 – The security services arrested five people, including activists and a writer, yesterday  Sunday, in conjunction with the security forces’ prevention of holding a demonstration on the Al-Manara roundabout in the city of Ramallah, in refusal of the arrest more than twenty activists the, Sunday, before the start of a demonstration calling for justice for the political activist Nizar Banat, who was killed about two months in the city of Hebron.

Media sources confirmed that the security services arrested activist Fadi Quran after uploading pictures of Nizar Banat at the “Wen A Ramallah” festival, which is held in front of the Ramallah municipality, and its activities will continue until next Thursday.

In addition, the “Lawyers for Justice” group indicated that the Palestinian security services arrested five people, including writer Zakaria Muhammad, during a demonstration for the release of political detainees and a rejection of the policy of political detention. Khaldoun Bishara, Ahmed Nasr, and Muhammad al-Attar were also arrested.

According to Lawyers for Justice, nine detainees arrested yesterday and today were released, while the rest of the detainees were extended.

Police spokesman Louay Irzeigat said in a press statement, “The reason for the arrest of 24 people participating in the gathering in front of the Al-Manara roundabout is that the movements called for gathering and gathering in the center of Ramallah, and there was no official permit and permission from the official authorities to hold the gathering, and the movements refused to sign.” on assembly conditions.

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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