42 arrests since the beginning of the month…Arresting 5 Jerusalemites from the village of Issawiya
October 6, 2020


The occupation forces arrested 5 young men at dawn Tuesday, after storming their homes in the village of Issawiya.

Eyewitnesses reported to Wadi Hilweh Information Center that the occupation intelligence, accompanied by police and special forces personnel, stormed the neighborhoods of Issawiya, raided several homes, and arrested Rida Mohammad Obaid, Tariq Musa Obaid, Mohammad Ibrahim Obaid, Majd Bashir, and Mohammad Thaer Mahmoud.

The Information Center stated that the village of Issawiya has been witnessing since the beginning of this month, a large-scale arrest campaign of their youth residents.

The Information Center monitored 42 arrests from the village since the beginning of the current month, including 9 boys. The center indicated that most of the detainees were released hours or two days after their arrest, under conditions of home detention for several days and the payment of cash bails.