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Hamas members charge PA with mass arrests of Hamas students following Hamas victory

Headline: “Hamas, the [Palestinian] Authority began a wave of arrests among the ranks of the Islamic Bloc members in the West Bank”
“Sources within the Hamas movement said that the Palestinian [Authority] security forces launched a massive wave of arrests among the ranks of the Islamic Bloc activists in several West Bank universities this morning [April 28, 2015].
The sources stated that the [PA] Preventive Security Force and the Intelligence Service took part in a wave [of arrests] that targeted the Islamic Bloc activists in Birzeit University and in Palestine Polytechnic University, as well as students from An-Najah University in Nablus and Al-Quds University in Abu Dis. Director of Al-Dameer Association (Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association) Sahar Francis said that the number of detainees amounted to 20, and that ‘during the wave [of arrests], damage was caused to the wanted persons’ homes and their belongings.’
Member of Hamas' leadership Hossam Badran told [News Agency] Quds Press that the continued persecution of his movement’s members in the West Bank ‘demonstrates the extent of the PA’s shock after the failure of its mode of operation, which is based on coordination with the occupation and the repression of liberties, was revealed to the world.’”
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