Continuous suppression…8 arrests from the area of Damascus Gate
April 5, 2022

On Tuesday evening, the occupation forces arrested 8 Palestinians from the Damascus Gate area in Jerusalem, during a crackdown that lasted for several hours.

The occupation forces deployed in large numbers in the Damascus Gatearea, and distributed their forces along the street from Herods Gate area to Damascus Gate, passing through Sultan Suleiman Street and Al-Rasheed Street, in addition to their presence in Nablus Street and Al-Musrara market.

The forces assaulted dozens of young men with batons, pushed many of them, and stormed Damascus Gatesquare several times, in an attempt to evacuate the place.

The Red Crescent said that its crews dealt with one injury in the Damascus Gate area.

On his part, the lawyer of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Jerusalem, Firas Jabrini, said that the forces arrested 8 Palestinians from the Damascus Gate area, among them were: Wissam Abu Hammad, Mahmoud Hashimeh, Mohammad Shweiki, Rami Abu Samra, Fouad al-Tawil, Mohammad Aweisat and HamzaSanakre.