Palestinian students arrested by Israeli occupation forces

Two Palestinian students at Bir Zeit University were seized by Israeli occupation forces in recent days. Abdel-Ezz al-Barbar, 18, was beaten by occupation forces near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem and then seized on the morning of Thursday, 29 December; he was then transferred to hospital for his injuries.

Meanwhile, fellow Bir Zeit student Hussein Naddaf, active with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole at the University, was transferred to the interrogation center in Jerusalem, the Moskobiya, on 28 December. He had been summoned to interrogation with Israeli occupation intelligence forces on 26 December and has remained under interrogation since that time.