Raiding the Wadi al Rababe Area in Silwan with Live Fire
April 19, 2013

Raiding the Wadi al Rababe Area in Silwan with Live Fire On Friday evening Border Guards alongside members of the Nature and Parks Authority raided Wadi al Rababe‪, firing live ammunition towards houses and scaring the locals. Dr‪. Samir Shker, a member of the Land Defence Committee, lately the occupation’s authorities sent warrants to Abd al Min‪'em Shweki, telling him to fix the sewer network in Wadi al Rababe‪. On Friday the bulldozer came to fix it and remove rocks causing blockages. However 30 minutes into the work, the raid occurred, stopping the bulldozer from completing its work. Forces raided the area and started shooting randomly, cursing at and threatening locals with arrest. Most of the area was bulldozed last January. A member of the Nature and Parks Authority makes daily 7am visits to Wadi al Rababe to film the area.