Arresting three Jerusalemites…assaulting and beating the family of the detainee Ahmad Eweisat
April 27, 2015

The occupation authorities arrested on Monday early morning two young men and one child from the city of Jerusalem. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the occupation forces arrested the child Mo’men Hashimeh from the Old City of Jerusalem, the 18-year old Mohammad Ali Ata and the 21-year old Ahmad Wisam Eweisat from the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber. Witnesses said that the forces raided the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber and surrounded the targeted houses before executing the arrests. The family of Ahmad Eweisat explained to Wadi Hilweh Information Center that the occupation forces raided the house of Eweisat when the family’s men were praying the Dawn Prayer at the Mosque; note that the houses of Eweisat family are all near each other. The family explained that the Special Forces assaulted and severely beat the people inside the house of Wisam Eweisat during the arrest and injured the 65-year old Um Wisam Eweisat, 13-year old Dunia Ahmad Eweisat, 19-year old Mahmoud Ahmad Eweisat and 16-year old Mohammad Ahmad Eweisat with bruises after they were assaulted and pushed to the ground. The family pointed out that the forces assaulted Hajjeh Um Wisam and pushed her to the ground and also damaged some the furniture; the children and locals were terrified and suffered a state of fear due to the assaults. The forces prevented the family’s men who were praying from entering the house after coming back from the Mosque; note that the raid lasted for 40 minutes.