Israeli police assault and arrest Palestinian « Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem

Sunday, 26 December, 2010 | 14:55

Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Israeli Police special forces violently arrested a young Palestinian man today in Wadi Hilweh as he tried to enter Silwan. Firas Shweiki, 25, and his brother Annan, 12, were severely beaten and attacked with pepper spray by Israeli police when they were stopped at the southern entrance to the neighborhood. Eyewitnesses report that the two boys were badly beaten by police, with Firas sustaining wounds to the face.

Settler guards have sparked clashes in Baten al-Hawa neighborhood, where Palestinian youth have responded to provocations stone-throwing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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