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Addameer Association views with great concern the increasing number of political arrests in the West Bank

The Palestinian Security Forces (PSF) arrested approximately 65 Palestinians during the month of August, including 6 university students. During the last week of August, about 22 political arrests by the General Intelligence and Preventive Security agencies were recorded, 5 of whom were arrested after being summoned for questioning. Additionally, a female citizen was summoned for questioning, and an entire family was arrested in the city of Nablus.

For the fifth consecutive day, the Israeli occupation forces continue to impose a blockade and security measures on the town of Aqraba, south of Nablus.

In the early hours of Thursday, August 24, 2023, a large force affiliated with the Israeli army consisting of more than 30 military vehicles and more than 100 soldiers raided the town. They initiated a wide-ranging campaign of home invasions that affected more than 20 houses, conducting searches and causing destruction.

For the fifth consecutive day, the Israeli occupation forces continue to impose a blockade and security measures on the town of Aqraba, south of Nablus.

The Israeli occupation forces continue to impose their strict siege and conduct extensive raids on the town of Aqraba, south of Nablus, for the fifth consecutive day. This comes after the Huwwara shooting incident last week. The Israeli forces close all secondary entrances to the town except for the main entrance, which witnesses tightened security and thorough inspections, leading to significant traffic congestion. Checkpoints are deployed in most areas of the town.

Al-Haq and Addameer Submit Joint Parallel Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for its List of Issues on Israel’s Initial Report

On 15 August 2023, Al-Haq and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association submitted a joint parallel report to the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for its list of issues on Israel’s initial report.

Israeli Occupation Authorities Issued a Decision to Release M.A. Student Layan Kayed After 26 Days of Detainment

Israeli Occupation Authorities issued on Monday a decision to release the M.A. student Layan Kayed who was arrested on the 7th of June 2023 from her residence in the city of Ramallah. Kayed has been subjected to interrogation for most of her time of detainment. She holds the position of the Coordinator of the Palestinian Coalition for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights "Adala", and pursues her graduate studies in Social Development at Birzeit University.