Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, two young Palestinian men from the southern West Bank governorate of Hebron, causing various injuries, after invading and searching their homes, and abducted them.
Lawyer Jacklin Fararja of the Palestinian Prisonersâ Society (PPS) said it managed to visit Mowaffaq Abu Haltam, 26, and Sabri Ibrahim Ghatasha, 36, who suffered visible cuts and bruises, and told her how the soldiers repeatedly assaulted them.
Detainee Abu Haltam told Fararja how the soldiers frequently beat him up, and how they deliberately and continuously struck him on one of his legs, after he told him that he has an injury in that leg.
He also said that the soldiers placed him in solitary confinement, and assaulted him again, when he asked them for food, after he was deprived of food and water for thirteen hours.
The lawyer also met detained Sabri Ghatasha, who also informed her that the soldiers tortured him, and beat him up, especially on his right knee, when he told them that his knee hurts.
In related news, the soldiers abducted Omar Mohammad Suleiman, 26, from Silat al-Harithiya, west of Jenin, in northern West Bank.