The occupation arrests 9 Jerusalemites
September 29, 2015

The occupation authorities continued to arrest Jerusalemites in the city. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the forces arrested 4 young men from the neighborhood of the Old City of Jerusalem and three others from the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber south of Jerusalem. He detainees from Jabal Al-Mukabber are: Abed Mohammad Aweisat (45), Khaled Alayan Aweisat and Mohammad Ata Aweisat. Amjad Abu Asab, head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee explained that the forces arrested Mohammad Obada Najib and his brother Laith and Rami Fakhouri from the Old City of Jerusalem. They also arrested the 15-year old Mohammad Dari from the village of Esawyeh. Mohammad’s father explained that the forces arrested his son while he was heading to school in the morning as clashes broke out in the village of Esawyeh resulting in heavy traffic jams after checkpoints were established on the entrances. Mohammad was forces to get off the bus and walk to school during which the forces stopped him and arrested him on charges of throwing stones. Mohammad Abu Hummos, member of follow-up in the village of Esawyeh, said that the occupation forces fired sound grenades on Tuesday morning towards the residents after establishing their checkpoints in the village which disrupted the movement of locals. The center was also informed that the police arrested the child Islam Barakat Abu Nijmeh from the neighborhood of Al-Thori in Silwan.