Friday, March 23, 2012
IOF arrest 19 Quds University students in two months
AL-KHALIL, (PIC)-- IOF troops on Friday at dawn raided the home of Palestinian captive Muhammad Halaika who is serving a 22-year prison sentence in Ramon prison and arrested his 22-year-old son Munjed.
The IOF transferred Munjed, who is a student at the college of Islamic Studies of the Quds University, to the Etsion detention centre to the north of al-Khalil, raising the number of students from the Islamic Studies College to 19 stundents.
Sources at the college confirmed that the IOF arrested 19 of its students over the past two months, this is in addition to a number of students from the College of Engineering at the same university.
The sources said that the campaign of arrests by the IOF seems to have been prompted by news that the Islamic bloc was planning to participate in Student Union elections at West Bank universities. The last time the Islamic bloc participated in such elections was four years ago.IOF arrest 19 Quds University students in two months