Issawiya- Injury of the youth Wassim Dari with fractures in his hand and assaulting his grandmother
August 1, 2019

The 17-year old Wassim Eyad Dari was injured by a fracture in the left hand as a result of the Israeli occupation forces assault on him during his detention in the village of Issawiya.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center ‘s lawyer of the minors, Mohammad Mahmoud, said that he had visited the detainee Wassim Dari in Hadassah Hospital in Issawiya, where he was transferred for treatment after suffering fractures in his left hand, in addition to various bruises and pains.

The lawyer said that Wassim Dari is undergoing treatment in the hospital while he is in detention whilehandcuffed. 

Surveillance cameras documented the moment Dari was arrested while walking in Issawiya. He was attacked by Israeli occupation forces, dragged on the ground and tied his hands behind him back. He was beaten and kicked while being taken to the police car.

Mohammed Abu Hummus, member of the follow-up committee in Issawiya, said that the Israeli occupation forces assaulted Mrs. Sabah Dari, 60, Wassim’s grandmother, by pushing her several times while trying to check on her grandson and reach him, causing her to fall to the ground, lose consciousness and suffer multiple bruises. She was then transferred to Hadassah Hospital in Issawiya for treatment.

He added that the occupation forces assaulted and pushed dozens of residents of the village and foreigners and Jews that are in solidaritywith the village, concurrently with the arrest of Dari; they also arrested one of the foreigners.