Three Silwan men arrested at Hizme checkpoint after soccer match

Three Silwan men arrested at Hizme checkpoint after soccer match

Three Palestinian youth from Silwan were arrested by Israeli forces at Hizme checkpoint on Thursday, October 4. Ahmad Najib (22), Reyad al-A’war (22), and Ashraf Shweki (18) were on their way home to Ras al-Amoud neighborhood of Silwan from a soccer game when they were stopped at the checkpoint. Officers claimed that their ID cards were not clear and required further investigation before taking the men off the bus they were traveling on and placing them under arrest.

Source: Wadi Hilweh Information Center

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