Arresting the 12-year old child Muzeed Abbasi
September 9, 2014

The Israeli forces arrested on Tuesday afternoon the 12-year old child Muzeed Mohammad Abbasi while he was returning home from school in Silwan. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Israeli police chased a group of children while they were walking in Silwan as they were coming home from their school in the neighborhood of Ras Al-Amoud and heading towards Ein Al-Lozeh. The forces arrested Muzeed Abbasi and took him to Salah Eddin Street police Station to interrogate him on charges of throwing stones. Muzeed’s family explained that the interrogation lasted six hours where his father was allowed to attend the interrogation. He was then released on condition of house arrest for five days. The family explained that their son fell on the ground when he was chased the police individuals which led to bruises in his hand and several wounds in his body and explained that the police called an ambulance to check him while he was being interrogated. The family also added that they took their son to the hospital after he was released in order to check on his hand which was swollen; check-ups showed that he only suffered bruises.  

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