The police release two brothers from Silwan
August 4, 2015

The occupation police released on Monday night two brothers from Silwan without any conditions after interrogating them for several hours. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the occupation forces arrested the 15-year old Farid Jawad Jaber and hours later they called his 13-year old brother Amin for interrogation. Wadi Hilweh Information Center’s lawyer explained that the Israeli police released Farid on condition of signing a third-party bail; note that he was accused of throwing stones at Israeli forces in Silwan. Amir Jaber is called for interrogation Jawad Jaber explained that the interrogator called him on the phone and requested Amir to come for interrogation on charges of throwing stones. He threatened to arrest him from his house if he didn’t immediately go for interrogation. Jabber added that Farid and Amir were interrogated for several hours and were then released with no conditions. Jabber pointed out that the forces arrested his son Farid while he was near his house in the “Middle Neighborhood” in Silwan after he left the house with his brother. He explained that borders police personnel accused him of throwing stones and arrested him despite refusing their claims. The father explained that the occupation forces asked for Farid’s birth certificate and his brother went home and informed the family. The police claimed that Farid threw stones towards them on Sunday and they have a video to prove that.