Writing racist slogans and slashing tires in Silwan
February 12, 2018

On Monday early morning, settlers wrote racist slogans on a vehicle and slashed the tires of several vehicles parked in the area of Dung Gate in Silwan.

Sultan Haleisi explained to Wadi Hilweh Information Center that settlers wrote racist slogans on a vehicle and slashed the tires of five other vehicles owned by Haleisi and Ajloni families.

Haleisi added that he was one of those affected by this assault, and the families only found out about the assault when they were heading to work on Monday morning. They informed the police and filed a claim, and the police arrived to scene to investigate the assault.

Haleisi explained that surveillance cameras showed a settler getting out of his private vehicle around 2:30 a.m. and stormed Haleisi compound to carry out the assault.