Israeli army detains Hamas West Bank lawmaker

10:04, June 17, 2011      

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An Israeli army force arrested on Thursday an Islamic Hamas movement lawmaker from his home in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, Palestinian security sources said.

The unnamed sources told Xinhua that the Israeli army force broke into the house of Samir al-Qadi, a Hamas legislature, in the village of Sorif, north of Hebron and arrested him after searching his house.

It's not the first time Israel detains al-Qadi. He was arrested in 2006 right after Hamas was involved in kidnapping the Israeli corporal Gilad Shalit in a cross-broder attack on an Israeli army base southeast of the Gaza Strip.

He was released in 2010 together with several West Bank lawmakers, including the speaker of the Hamas-dominated Palestinian parliament Aziz Dweik.

On Wednesday, an Israeli army court decided to detain two Hamas lawmakers and sent them to a six-month and a four-month administrative detention each.

In Israeli jails, there are 17 lawmakers detained, 14 of them are Hamas lawmakers, two belong to Fatah party and one belongs to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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