Israel Deports 208 Palestinians
Salfit – Ma’an – Israeli Border Police seized 208 West Bank Palestinians living without permits in Israel over the weekend and deported them to the Palestinian Authority.
According to Israeli officials, four Israeli employers, five drivers and two people who provided the Palestinians with housing were also arrested.
The Secretary-General of Palestinian Workers’ Public Union, Shaher Sa’d, condemned the arrests of the workers as a violation of international law. He also accused Israeli police of beating Palestinians during arrest raids.