Arrests…extensions of arrest…and the injury of a young men after being run-over by the police
January 31, 2016

The occupation police extended the arrest of two minors on suspicion of stabbing a settler in the area of Damascus Gate while a young man was injured after being run-over by an Israeli police vehicle.

Lawyer Mufeed Al-Hajj from the Prisoner’s Club explained that the Magistrate judge extended the arrest of 16-year old Munther Talal Khalil until next Thursday, and the police extended the arrest of-year old Mohammad Tayseer Taha until Monday; they are being interrogated regarding the stabbing of a settler in the area of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on Saturday.

Amjad Abu Asab, head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee, explained that the occupation police arrested 11-year old Mohammad Hoshyeh and Mohammad Sweiti on Sunday early morning.

The forces also arrested an employee of the Islamic Awqaf, Issa Salhab, from Al-Aqsa Mosque and detained him at Al-Qishleh police station. He was then released after seizing his permit to enter the city of Jerusalem.

The 16-year old Qasem Natsheh was also arrested on Sunday from the neighborhood of Ein Al-Lozeh in Silwan.

Two other young men were also arrested from Sultan Suleiman Street in Jerusalem; they are still unidentified.

The 37-year old Bilal Alawi was wounded after being run-over by a police vehicle in the neighborhood of Ras Al-Amoud in Silwan; he was transferred to Hadassah Ein Kerem for treatment.

The forces also arrested Daoud Rayyan after pulling him over in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem.