The arrest of a man and a child from Silwan
May 19, 2013

The Israeli forces arrested on Sunday morning a man and a child from Ein Al-Lozeh neighborhood in Silwan. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the forces raided Hosh Al-A’war in Silwan in the early morning hours and arrested 40-year old Eyad Al-A’war and his nephew 16-year old Shadi. Islam Al-A’war said that verbal altercations broke out between the family members and Israeli forces which raided their houses in order to arrest his brother Eyad and nephew Shadi. He said: “the Israeli forces are targeting Al-A’war family; on the 5th of the current month they arrested 15 year-old Shidad and he is still detained; Suhaib who is also 15 was arrested and an indictment was submitted against him, in addition to the investigation last Thursday with Eyad’s 2 boys (Qassam and Nasr Allah) alone in Al-Maskobyeh.