Arrests in Jerusalem
August 20, 2017

The occupation forces arrested on Sunday early morning several young men and children from the city of Jerusalem.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the forces raided the village of Esawyeh and the neighborhood of Ras Al-Amoud in Silwan as well as the Old City of Jerusalem and executed a series of raids and arrests.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the Israeli forces arrested Mohammad Adib Abu Hummos 14, Mohammad Munther Atyeh 15, Mohammad Thaer Suleiman 16 and Ali Hasan Mheisen from the village of Esawyeh.

The forces also arrested 17-year old Abed Jamal Ma’arjeh from Ras Al-Amoud in Silwan.

Local sources explained that Obada Najib and Mohammad Abu Sneineh were also arrested.