The Israeli forces arrest 5 Jerusalemites from Silwan and one young man from Al-Aqsa
May 22, 2014

The Israeli forces arrested on Thursday morning five Jerusalemites from Silwan after raiding their houses. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Israeli forces raided Silwan around 2 a.m. and broke into the house of Abu Nab family in “Batn Al-Hawa- Maragha neighbourhood” after breaking the main door of the building and the apartment’s door and then arrested the 23-year old Mohammad Taher Abu Nab. Abu Nab family explained that the masked forces assaulted Mohammad’s two brothers, Ahmad and Naser, and confiscated the camera surveillance system and broke the cameras installed outside the building. In a related matter, the forces arrested 16-year old Suleiman Khaled Al-A’war and his 15-year old brother Haron and the 16-year old Muntaser Omar Al-A’war after raiding their houses in the neighbourhood of Ein Al-Lozeh in Silwan. The forces also arrested on Thursday Yaser Maragha from Silwan and arrested on Friday morning Suleiman Abdellatif from inside Al-Aqsa courtyards; note that Suleiman is an employee of Al-Awqaf Construction Committee.