Arresting six Jerusalemites from Al-Tur and Esawyeh
January 10, 2018

The occupation forces arrested on Wednesday night six Jerusalemites from the villages of Esawyeh and Al-Tur.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that violent clashes broke out in the village of Esawyeh between the young men and occupation forces.

Three Jerusalemites were arrested from the village as said by Mohammad Abu Hummos, member of follow-up committee in the village of Esawyeh.

The lawyer of Wadi Hilweh Center, Mohammad Mahmoud, explained that the forces arrested Rashid Mohammad Darwish (16). Witnesses said that Musta’ribeen individuals (undercover police) arrested Darwish and fired shots in the air while arresting and assaulting him.


The forces arrested a Jerusalemite man and his son after stopping their vehicle in the village of Al-Tur.

The center was informed that the forces stopped a vehicle and arrested Ihab Abu Sbitan and his son Qasem.

Also, the forces arrested Mohammad Kawasmi (16) after raiding his house in the village as explained by lawyer Mahmoud.

On Wednesday afternoon, the forces arrested Qusai Radaydeh (13) and Mahdi Jom’a (13).

Wad Al-Joz

The occupation forces arrested Khaled Faraj from the neighborhood of Wad Al-Joz in Jerusalem, and released him hours later on condition of attending an interrogation on Thursday.