A wide series of arrests in the village of Esawyeh
December 13, 2017

The occupation forces executed multiple arrests on Wednesday early morning in the village of Esawyeh, and arrested a student while heading to his school in the village of Silwan.

Mohammad Abu Hummos, member of follow-up committee in the village of Esawyeh, explained that occupation forces and intelligence personnel raided the village and stormed several houses to execute arrests including children.

Abu Hummos added that the forces were deployed at the entrances of the village since Tuesday night and executed the arrests on Wednesday early morning and transferred the detainees to interrogation centers in the city.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the detainees from the village of Esawyeh are:

  1. Mohammad Emad Abeesan (12)
  2. Ahmad Kayed Abu Asab (15)
  3. Mohammad Ibrahim Mustafa (14)
  4. Yazan Ali Obeid (16)
  5. Shadi Riyad Kleib (17)
  6. Qusai Ahmad Dari (17)
  7. Saleh Bader Abu Asab (17)
  8. Mustafa Jalal Khalayleh (19)
  9. Mohammad Yaser (18)
  10. Tarek Fahmi Jaber
  11. Ahmad Kayed Mahmoud
  12. Mohammad Ali Naser
  13. Ali Mohammad Obeid

Local sources in the village explained that the forces also arrested Tarek Marwan Obeid, Mohammad Bilal Qaisi, Nour Sultan Obeid, Yazan Bassam Obeid, Yazan Maher Obeid and Mohammad Ali Ryaleh.

On the other hand, the occupation forces arrested a student while heading to school in Silwan. Witnesses explained that the forces were present in the streets of the village since the morning hours and were stopping students and searching some of them.

In the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem, the occupation forces stopped a group of young men and arrested them without knowing the reason.