Arrests in the village of Esawyeh and Shu’fat Refugee Camp
February 21, 2017

The occupation forces carried out a series of arrests on Tuesday early morning in the village of Esawyeh and Shu’fat Refugee Camp in Jerusalem.

Local sources in Esawyeh and Shu’fat Refugee Camp said dozens of Special Forces along with Intelligence personnel raided the above mentioned areas from several entrances and stormed into residential houses to execute arrests; they also handed several young men from Esawyeh requests for interrogation. 

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the Israeli forces arrested Mohammad Anwar Obeid (36) and his brothers Samer (24) and Sami (41). They also arrested Shahin Alayan (23) and Mohammad Kayed Mahmoud (24) from the villages of Esawyeh.

Mohammad Hassouneh was arrested from Shu’fat Refugee Camp.

Local sources in the refugee camp said the forces also arrested Hamzeh Malhi and Nader Masri.