Army kidnaps Palestinian family In Jerusalem; child taken from playground 12Jun12 June 12, 2012

IMEMC   -    11 June 2012

A combined force of the Israeli military, police and security services, kidnapped on Monday at dawn, a family in occupied East Jerusalem.

Members of Rebah Abu Hums’ family were kidnapped and transported to the Russian Compound (al-Maskobiyya) prison in West Jerusalem for interrogation.

The Palestine News & Info Agency, WAFA, reported that the army broke into Abu Hums’ home and attacked him and his family before kidnapping Abu Hums, his two sons and daughter.

Residents Ashraf and Ahmad Masri were also taken prisoner. The army did not provide information regarding the arrests.

Furthermore, Israeli forces have kidnapped an 11-year-old child, identified as Muhammad Ashour on Sunday, also in East Jerusalem.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center, an NGO based in Silwan, East Jerusalem, stated that the child was taken from a playground in Silwan.


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