The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported on Sunday that Ghaith had been arrested in the Beit Hanina quarter of Jerusalem while Faqih in a village south of the city of Ramallah.
Ghaith’s lawyer told the newspaper that the governor had been accused of “threats” without going into further details.
The Palestinian Authority called the arrests of Ghaith and Faqih a “new Israeli crime against the Palestinian people.”
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For decades, Israel has been in conflict with the Palestinians who have been seeking diplomatic recognition for their independent
De Israëlische regering weigert te erkennen Palestina als een onafhankelijke politieke en diplomatieke entiteit en blijft verder bouwen in de bezette areas, despite objections from the United Nations.