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Israeli army arrests Popular Committee official in Beit Ummar early dawn raid

WAFA | October 11, 2011

HEBRON – Israeli army Tuesday arrested Ahmad Abu Hashem, secretary of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Ummar, a village north of Hebron in the southern West Bank, and took him to an unknown destination, said local sources.

The Committee’s spokesman, Mohammad Awad, told WAFA that Israeli army units raided Abu Hashem’s house, beat him and his sons, then arrested Abu Hashem and his son Yousef, 18, who suffered from bruises and injuries to his head and body.

Israeli soldiers used police dogs against Abu Hashem, spreading panic among his family members, and rummaged through his house, said Awad.

Meanwhile, four Palestinian minors from Azzun, a town east of Qalqilya in the northern West Bank, were arrested early Tuesday, according to family members.

Israeli soldiers raided the town at dawn, inspected the youths’ family homes and arrested them, added the families, stressing that two of them are only 14 years old while a third is 15.

October 11, 2011 - Posted by | Civil Liberties, Full Spectrum Dominance, Subjugation - Torture

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