Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- The Israeli authorities carried out a massive arrest campaign on Saturday targeting Jerusalemites, which resulted in arresting over 25 natives. Most of those arrested are former prisoners.
The Palestinian prisoners’ Association said in a statement that the campaign is part of the Israeli ongoing policy, targeting occupied Jerusalem. It added that the occupied capital city has the highest arrests number in comparison with other Palestinian cities. This year, the occupation state arrested or 700 native Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem, including children and women.
The statement added that the arrests have increased with the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Dozens have been arrested while they were performing prayers at Al Aqsa mosque. Most arrests took place last night during the Israeli attack on worshipers in the holy mosque.