Several settlers assault the Haleisi family and the police arrest three young men
June 3, 2014

On Tuesday night, several settlers assaulted young men from Haleisi family with pepper spray and severely beat them in Silwan Witnesses said that nearly 15 settlers attacked the cars of Jerusalemites that were parked in the land of the family in the neighbourhood of Nabi Daoud in Silwan. When the Haleisi family noticed the assault, the young men tried to confront the settlers who sprayed pepper gas at the young men and then severely beat them. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the police arrived in the area and provided the settlers with full protection and then arrested Mohammad Haleisi and his cousin Mohammad, and then released them after detaining them for half an hour. The police also detained Yousef Haleisi when he went to Salah Eddin Street police station to file a claim against the settlers.