Arrests from the towns and neighborhoods of Jerusalem
May 24, 2021

On Monday, the occupation forces launched a campaign of raids and arrests in several towns and neighborhoods in the city of Jerusalem.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center-Jerusalem stated that a joint force of intelligence, police forces and special forces stormed several towns and neighborhoods in the city of Jerusalem, carried out arrest warrants and delivered interrogation summons to others "for young men and boys."

The arrests were concentrated in the Old City of Jerusalem, Silwan, Issawiya, and Jabal al-Mukabber, knowing that they started in the early morning hours.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center’s lawyers, Mohammad Mahmoud and Firas al-Jabrini, and local sources from Jerusalem explained that the forces had arrested:

1. Waheed Bakri

2. Jamal Da’dou’

3. Ibrahim Abu Sneineh

4. Mahmoud Al-Shawish

5. Hussam Ghneim

6. Mohammad Houshieh

7. Bashar al-Ajlouni

8. Adam Abu Khdeir

9. Mahmoud Abu Khdeir

10. Ahmed Abu Khdeir

11. Nasr Abu Khdeir

12. Wadi’ Hashimeh

13. Mohammad Bazlameet

14. Ahmad Al-Ghoul

15. Amir Atallah

16. Mohammad Al-Zaghal

17. Khaled Shweiki

18. Oday Dari

19. Ali Al-Sayyad

20. Faris Dari

21. Orabi Ghaith

22. Malek Tawil

23. Nidal Abu Diab

24. Mohammad Abu Diab

The center added that the forces arrested 3 young men from the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber.

They also arrested two young men from the village of Al-Tur, late Sunday night.

On the other hand, the occupation authorities deported young women from Al-Aqsa on Sunday for a week, renewable for several months.

Lawyer Sana Dweik explained to the center that the police had handed expulsion orders to 13 young women from Al-Aqsa for a week. They detained their identities upon entry into Al-Aqsa and then handed them summonses for investigation. After several hours of detention and investigation, they were released on condition of expulsion from Al-Aqsa for one week and attending an interrogation afterwards for a possible renewal.

Dweik added that the police had summoned more young women while the identity cards were being held in the "Al-Qishleh" police station.

She explained that the police also issued expulsion decisions on Sunday for a number of employees of the Islamic Endowment Department and Palestinian youths.