5 Beit Ommar Residents Under Administrative Detention

27 March 2012

More than 300 Palestinians are now in administrative detention. Administrative detention is arrest and detention of individuals by the state without trial. Within the West Bank any local Commander can issue an administrative detention order, it is valid for six months and can be renewed by the appropriate authority. There is no limit to how many times the administrative detention can be renewed.

Five boys from the popular committee in Beit Ommar are now under administrative detention. Here is a list of the boys in administrative detention and how many times this has been renewed.

Ayman Hussein Za’Qeeq – Administrative detention renewed 3 times.
Iyad Jameel Almy – Administrative detention renewed 3 times.
Yousef Badr Ikhlayyil – Administrative detention renewed 3 times.
Omar Mahmoud Bregeath – Administrative detention renews 4 times.
Firas Ibrahim Abu Maria – Administrative detention renewed 3 times.

Iyad Jameel Almy is a member of the PSP committee here in Beit Ommar. He is also a student at the University of Hebron.