Israeli occupation forces detained today 23 Palestinians, including three children, from occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank, said the Palestine Prisoner Society (PPS).
It said Israeli occupation forces raided the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiyeh in the dead of the night, breaking into homes and detaining at least 10 Palestinians, including a child.
Over the last several months, Issawiyeh, a Palestinian village of some 20,000 people, has been facing a rise in police harassment and raids that have disrupted daily life in the neighborhood.
Meanwhile, PPS said that three Palestinians, including a 17-year-old teenager, were detained from the southern West Bank district of Hebron.
In Bethlehem district, Israeli occupation forces detained three Palestinians, including two in an Israeli military raid at al-Azzeh refugee camp, north of Bethlehem city, one of them a 14-year-old boy.
In the northern West Bank, Israeli military raided Anabta town, east of Tulkarm city, where soldiers detained a Palestinian, as reported in the PPS statement.
PPS added that a similar Israeli military raid was conducted in Attil town, northeast of Tulkarm, resulting in the detention of another man.
In Ramallah district, Israeli forces rounded up two Palestinians after ransacking their home in Kobar town, north of the city.
During ensuing confrontations, soldiers opened fire at local youngsters who protested the raid. No injuries were reported though.
In addition, PPS confirmed that a 13-year-old Palestinian was detained from Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, southwest of Jericho.
Two other Palestinians were rounded up at Tammun town, south of Tubas city in the northern Jordan Valley.