Category Archives: East Jerusalem

watch: Israeli police violently arrest students during a peaceful protests

Video posted by Sara Beninga on facebook

  ( Summary- This wednsday 6/03/2013 a group of Balad (A tajamoua) activists held a peaceful demonstration in support of the political prisoners of Palestinian prisoners at Har Hatzofim, hebrew university campus, Jerusalem. After the protest ended, the police assaulted and arrested 3 of the protests’ leader. The arrestees were released the day after with no charges

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Eight Bet safafa protesters are still under arrest, court discussion today -Update

Bet Safafa Facebook page reports that residents of Bet Safafa protested against the planned route of road number 4 at Dov Hoz street, east Jerusalem today. The protest was pre- coordinated earlier with the Police. Despite that, police cavalry were deployed to disperse the protest, chased the protesters and injured 3 of them. Undercover policemen disguised as  protesters were spotted in the crowd attempting to provoke the protesters. 8  protesters were arrested while standing on the pavement of them 1 is a minor. The people of Bet Safafa are currently protesting in front of Moriyah police station, Talpiot. Bet Safafa FB page updated that the minor has been released.

12:23 cairo time-2.3.2013

7 Protesters from Bet Safafa are still held in custody. There will be a court discussion today regarding the extension of their arrest. The  people of Bet Safafa call on solidarity protest vigil in front of court. Accurate time and location to be announced later.

Israeli court extends arrest of Silwan woman

Manal Da’na was arrested almost two weeks ago in suspicion of attempting to stab an Israeli soldier. The court extended her detention until 22 October. Da’na, 32, is a resident of Silwan and a mother of two.

http://silwanic.net/?p=29345

IOF arrested man in the old city of Jerusalem

The IOF arrested Hazem al-Qesaq from Jerusalem a short time ago.

via ‎عين على الحدث‎ on Facebook

Stones hurled at settlers in multiple locations

In the last few hours, stones were hurled at settlers in Shaykh Jarrah. One 28 year old settler was moderately injured. IOF is now raiding the area.

Stones were also hurled at settlers near Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem. No injuries reported.

Settlers are reporting a girl was lightly injured from stones hurled at a family of settlers near Silwan.

Molotov cocktail hurled at a settlers bus near Hizmeh. No injuries reported. The bus was slightly damaged.

http://rotter.net/forum/scoops1/16775.shtml

Stones hurled at Palestinian journalist in Jerusalem

Photojournalist ‘Ata ‘Awisat was covering a news story in one of Jerusalem’s orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods when a large stone hit his head followed by more. He lost consciousness and was taken to hospital where his head was stitched. He is suffering from a concussion.

http://silwanic.net/?p=29246

IOF arrested teen in Silwan

Ahmed Mansour Abu Ghariya (16) was arrested at his home in Silwan.

http://silwanic.net/?p=29244