Arrests from Al-Aqsa and the village of Issawiya…fines
September 24, 2020

The occupation forces arrested 5 young men from Al-Aqsa Mosque and its surroundings, and 3 others from the village of Issawiya.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center learned that the occupation forces pursued a group of young men while they were in Al-Aqsa Mosque, arrested some of them and detained them in detention centers and at the gates, and released a number of them after issuing them fines worth 500 shekels, under the pretext of "being away from the place of residence and exceeding the permissible distance of 1000 meters" within the restrictions imposed since a week ago to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.

The center learned that among the detainees were: Yousef Al-Risheq, Ahmed Al-Razem, Yazan Khamis, Mohammad Al-Hazina, and Mohannad Abu Hadwan, some of whom are still under arrest.

In the village of Issawiya, the occupation forces arrested Ashraf Masri, Mohammad Ashraf Abu Al-Hummus and Yousef Kiswani, as explained by Mohammad Abu Al-Hummus, a member of the follow-up committee in the village.