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Sheikh Jarrah - storming the "Al-Sumoud Building" and carrying out arrests
October 14, 2022

The Israeli occupation forces attacked, in the late hours of Friday evening, the residents of the "Al-Sumoud" building in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the city of Jerusalem.

Jawad Burqan - a resident of the building- explained that the occupation forces stormed the building and indiscriminately assaulted its residents, young men, children and women, by beating and pushing.

The forces arrested Abdul Rahman Burqan and his son Muhammad.

On Friday afternoon, the forces stormed the building and assaulted its residents, after dozens of settlers attacked the building while they were in the neighborhood.

The forces arrested Ibrahim Burqan and Omar Al-Husseini.

They also arrested a young man after stopping him at the Shu’fat refugee camp checkpoint, and a young man from Damascus Gate area after beating him.

The lawyer of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Jerusalem, Firas Al-Jabrini, explained that the arrests reached 30 detainees from "midnight until the afternoon”, from most of the neighborhoods and towns of Jerusalem.

Al-Jabrini pointed out that all the arrests were transferred to the new unit in Al-Maskobyeh, which was formed at the beginning of this October.