Dawn raid in Silwan takes five young men, one woman
May 2, 2011

Israeli forces raided Silwan this morning, arresting six. Those seized were: Mohammed Abbasi (25), Thaer Abbasi (23), Yusuf Abbasi (17), Uday Sawalha (18), Ammar Zaton (22) and the young woman Suad Shiwkhi (24). The Abbasi brothers Mohammed Abbasi were arrested from their home in Ein Aluza district at 4am this morning. Both had been released from prison on only March 16 this year, following more than 3 months in detention. This morning's arrest was the second for Suad Shiwkhi, who was imprisoned for 18 months in 2007-8.