Soldiers Kidnap Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

09 Apr
9:32 AM

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday afternoon, the Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped six Palestinians. The soldiers also removed and confiscated a protest tent in the town.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said dozens of soldiers, and police officers, invaded the neighborhood, and confiscated a protest tent installed by the residents in cooperation with the Committee for Defending Silwan Homes.

The tent was installed by the residents to protest Israel’s plan to demolish a number of Palestinian homes in Silwan.

Silwanic said the soldiers kidnapped Jalal al-‘Abbassi, Firas al-‘Abbassi, Mousa al-‘Abbassi, Mohammad Abu Tayeh and Khaled Abu Tayeh, in Ein al-Louza neighborhood.

The soldiers kidnapped Mousa al-‘Abbassi after stopping his truck, carrying plastic chairs.

The army claimed he was sending the chairs to the protest tent, but the Palestinian said he was sending the chairs to a wedding of one of his relatives, and showed the interrogator the official invitation card. He was released after receiving a warning, ordering him not to transfer chairs to Ein al-Louza.

In addition, the army kidnapped Jawad Siyam, the head of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, after accusing him of attempting to block traffic to prevent the soldiers from arresting the above-mentioned Palestinians.

He was released later, and was given an interrogation order in the Police Station in Salaheddin Street, in Jerusalem, in addition to being ordered to pay a fine.

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