Arresting 6 Jerusalemites after assaulting them in the area of Damascus Gate
April 14, 2021

After midnight, the occupation forces arrested 6 Jerusalemites and attacked others in the area of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center’s lawyer Firas Al-Jabrini explained that the occupation forces arrested 6 Jerusalemites, they are: Mu’taz Mahmoud Al-Hajj, Qusai Ashour, Ahmed Al-Risheq, Ali Hamdan, Mohammad Ismail, and Nabil Shreiteh, and transferred them for investigation at the Salah El-Din Street police station.

Eyewitnesses stated that the detainees were severely beaten during their pursuit, arrest and detention in the rooms of the occupation forces in area of Damascus Gate.

The occupation forces and the cavalry teams attacked the Jerusalemites in the area of Damascus Gate, and prevented them from being there.