Extending the arrest of a child and releasing his father and brother
March 30, 2014

The Israeli police extended on Sunday night the arrest of 14-year old Ali Ahmad Qaraeen until Monday to interrogate him on charges of throwing stones. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Israeli police arrested the child on Sunday afternoon while he was near Damascus Gate and assaulted and severely beat him and then took him to Salah Eddin Street police station. Ahmad’s father informed the center that after his son was arrested, he and his 16-year old son Wadi’ went to the police station and the father tried to go inside the station to attend the interrogation by the police refused his request and arrested him and his other son. They were detained for several hours and were then released after signing a personal bail while extending the arrest of his son Ali. The Information Center was also informed that the police arrested another child from Damascus Gate who has not been identified yet.  

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