Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) —
The occupation forces arrested on Monday six Jerusalemite children aged between 11 and 15 years from the courtyards and gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque and assaulted and severely beat them.
The detainees are: Tawfiq Najib (13), Abed Bakri (14), Mohammad Zakaria Awad (17), Amin Al-Malki (12), Bashar Najib and Ayman Hashimeh (14).
Witnesses explained that the forces arrested four children from the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque and two more that were near Al-Silsileh Gate; the forces assaulted the children during the arrest.
The occupation police transferred the children to “Bet Elyahu” police station near Al-Silsileh Gate.