Feiglin and Special Forces break into Al-Aqsa assault the worshippers and arrest two of them
March 20, 2014

Clashes using hands broke out on Thursday morning in Al-Aqsa Mosque after Moshe Feiglin, Knesset Deputy Speaker, and other members of the Knesset broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque through Dung Gate. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that Feiglin broke into Al-Aqsa in a provocative way and the Marabouts confronted him by chanting “God is Great”. A Special Forces unit stormed into Al-Aqsa and surrounded Al-Aqsa students (Masateb) and then assaulted and severely beat them using batons; they also assaulted females and older men. Clashes using hands broke out between the forces and the Marabouts in which stones were thrown at member of the Knesset. Several Marabouts were injured and one of them was transferred to the Al-Aqsa clinic. The police arrested two young men after assaulting and severely beating them, and they were forced to evacuate the members of the Knesset from Al-Aqsa before finishing their tour.