Silwan: A cigarette cost him five thousand NIS!!!
Occupation municipality crews and Israeli forces raided on Friday the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh in Silwan. Wadi Hilweh Information Center explained that the occupation municipality raided the neighborhood of Wadi Hilweh since the morning hours and took pictures of vehicles parked on the street as well as areas designated for parking in an attempt to provoke residents after a police patrol had issued parking tickets in the early morning ranged between 250-600 NIS. The center added that a police patrol was stationed on Friday early morning in Wadi Hilweh Main Street and threatened to execute arrests under the pretext of throwing stones towards them; they issued traffic tickets to vehicles. In a related matter, the occupation municipality issued Fayez Shweiki a 5-thousand NIS ticket because one customer was smoking inside his grocery store in Wadi Hilweh. The Jerusalemite merchant explained that a customer entered his store while smoking a cigarette and moments later the municipality crews raided his store and issued him a 5-thousand NIS ticket. On the other hand, the forces made all merchants in Ein Al-Lozeh in Silwan remove the merchandise displayed outside their commercial stores and threatened to fine them. They also established a checkpoint on Friday night in the neighborhood of Ein Al-Lozeh and searched vehicles and passengers’ IDs. In the neighborhood of Ras Al-Amoud in Silwan, limited clashes broke out between young men and occupation forces in Martyr Ayman Abbasi’s Street. The forces fired sound grenades and rubber bullets in the area after deploying in the streets and stopping passers-by and checking their IDs.