Occupation forces raid the village of Silwan and arrest 5 young men
January 20, 2019


On Sunday evening, Israeli occupation forces stormed Wadi Hilweh neighborhood in Silwan and arrested 4 young men after assaulting and severely beating them.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center-Silwan explained that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the neighborhood and were deployed in its main street, and arrested: Thaer Maswadeh, Noor Asfour,and Muntaser Siam. They also stormed the house of Yazan Siam and arrested him.

According to eyewitnesses, the soldiers beat Yazan during the arrest while he was being held inside a police car and also assaulted the other youths inside the car.

The center added that the occupation forces ordered Mu'tasim Maswadeh to turn himself in to Salah Al-Din Street police station for investigation, as he was not around during the raid on the neighborhood