Distributing demolition orders in Silwan and arresting three young men
February 12, 2014

The occupation municipality’s crews distributed on Wednesday administrative demolition orders in the neighbourhoods of Silwan under the pretext of building without a permit. Witnesses said that the municipality crews raided neighbourhoods in Silwan and distributed administrative demolition orders to several residential houses during which verbal altercations broke out with Mustafa Siam and Mohammad Qaraeen. Witnesses added that one of the municipality employees sprayed the two young men with pepper gas and the police assaulted and arrested them. The Israeli forces also arrested Anan Baydoun after raiding his home in the neighbourhood of Wadi Hilweh under the pretext of building on a land owned by the “Antiquities Authority”.