Pictures: Signs of assault and beating clear on detained Jerusalemite children
March 26, 2016

The Magistrate judge extended on Saturday the arrest of five Jerusalemite children until Monday.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the Magistrate judge extended the arrest of five children from the village of Al-Tur to interrogate them on charges of “throwing Molotov Cocktails towards Bet Aort settlement”; they were arrested on Friday night.

The children are: 17-year old Abdullah Samer Abu Sbitan, 17-year old Basem Maher Sbitani, 16-year old Siraj Mahmoud Abu Sbitan, 17-year old Mahmoud Ahmad Abulhawa and 16-year old Omar Abulhawa.

Signs of assault were clear on Basem and Siraj who was bruised in his eye, face, hands and back while Basem suffered bruises in the head and face.

Witnesses explained to Wadi Hilweh Information Center Musta’ribeen individuals (undercover police) attacked a group of children near Al-Tur intersection leading to the neighborhood of Al-Sowaneh and arrested four of the after assaulting and severely beating them; they were taken to Bet Aort settlement.