Israeli police abducted, on Wednesday, a Palestinian teen, after an alleged stabbing attack, which left three illegal Israeli settlers injured near the Hebron Gate, at the entrance to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

Three illegal Israeli settlers were injured, on Wednesday afternoon, in an alleged stabbing at the Hebron Gate (Bab Al-Khalil), one of the gates leading to the Old City of occupied Jerusalem, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service.

[Video from Quds News Network]

Israeli police abducted Basil Ayed, 17, at the Hebron Gate, claiming that he stabbed three Israeli colonizers, one of whom was seriously injured, while two others sustained minor injuries.

Basil Ayad, 17

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states;

The Occupying Power [ISRAEL] shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies [PALESTINE].

After the incident, police were deployed in large numbers near the scene, impeding the movement of Palestinian citizens, and inspecting their identification, a searching their possessions.

Israeli army radio claimed that the accused teen was injured, however, no further details were available at the time of writing this report.

Shortly after the alleged attack, Israeli forces invaded the home of the accused teen, in the Jabal al-Mokabber neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem.

[Video from Al-Qastal News]

Soldiers stormed the family home, on Wednesday evening, ransacked it, and proceeded to abduct the youth’s mother and sister.

The abduction of family members of an alleged perpetrator is a clear act of collective punishment, by the Israeli occupation army.

Article 33 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states;

  • No protected person may be punished for an offence he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited.
  • Pillage is prohibited.
  • Reprisals against protected persons and their property are prohibited.
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