The arrest of Ashraf Abbasi after raiding and searching his house in Silwan
The Israeli forces arrested hours 22-year old Ashraf Isam Abbasi after raiding and searching his home in Silwan on Monday early morning. Ashraf’s father told Wadi Hilweh Information Center that a large Israeli force including special and masked forces along with police dogs raided the family home around 2:45 a.m. and tried to blow up the main door using a special device but he heard them outside the door and quickly went downstairs and opened it for them. Abu Ashraf added that the armed masked forces detained us in one room and prevented us from talking to each other and did not care about having little children among us. A force headed towards my son Ashraf who was sleeping in the living room and took his ID and then handcuffed him and took him to the police car. He explained that the forces searched the house and its facilities after arresting his son in addition to searching the garden. They also took all the pictures off the walls and searched behind them as well as damaging closets and cupboards. The forces also seized Ashraf’s cell phone and checked the laptop which belongs to Ashraf’s sister. Abu Ashraf pointed out that the Israeli forces are currently detaining his son in Al-Maskobyeh cells “room 20”.