Update- A series of arrests from the villages of Issawiya and Al-Tur
September 15, 2020


On Tuesday, the occupation forces launched a series of arrests in the villages of Issawiya and Al-Tur in Jerusalem.

Eyewitnesses told Wadi Hilweh Information Center that the occupation forces and intelligence stormed the neighborhoods of Issawiya at dawn, and raided several houses and broke the doors of some of them, and then carried out arrests after searching them.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center’s lawyer for Minors, Mohammad Mahmoud, explained that the forces arrested the boys: Mohammad Obeid, Marwan Mustafa, and Musa Mustafa.

Mohammad Abu Al-Hummus, a member of the follow-up committee in Issawiya, explained that among the detainees were Akram Dari, Mohammad Khaled Mheisen, Samir Tamimi, Mohammad Abu Rajab, Mohammad Ma'mun Mheisen, and Faris Za’tari.

On Monday evening, the forces arrested Abdullah Abu Rayaleh from the village of Issawiya.

In the village of Al-Tur, eyewitnesses stated that after midnight the occupation forces and intelligence stormed several houses in the village and arrested: Hamza Abu Al-Hawa, Fadi Khweis, Mohammad Abu Jum’a, and Mohammad Abu Ghannam.

On the other hand, the Minister of Interior in the occupation government issued a decision against the freed prisoner Yacoub Abu Asab banning him from traveling abroad for a period of one month, with the possibility of a 6-month extension, under the pretext of "causing harm to the security of the state."