Clashes in Esawyeh and Silwan
May 2, 2014

Violent clashes broke out on Friday afternoon in Ein Silwan Street in Silwan. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that violent clashes broke out in Al-Ein Street between the residents and the Israeli forces after an Israeli settler who lives in one of the settlement outposts assaulted and attacked children while they were playing in the neighbourhood. The Center added that the young men confronted the settler and separated him from the children while the Israeli police arrived and started firing gas bombs in order to protect the settler. Clashes also broke out in the village of Esawyeh especially in Obeid neighbourhood after the Israeli Special Forces raided the village and assaulted the citizens.