Israeli army throws stones and arrest two Palestinian policemen

A Palestinian sits motionless after being beat by the Israeli military.

A Palestinian sits motionless after being beat by the Israeli military.

Late at night on Saturday August 2, 2014, Israeli soldiers stationed at a military point threw stones at the Palestinian Municipal Inspectors office (police) and family house in the Old City of Hebron. CPT affiliate observed the incident. According to the policemen present at the station, the Israeli soldiers were throwing stones for several hours in addition to throwing of empty glass bottles.

While the CPT affiliate was present at the municipal office where the incident occurred, the Israeli army searched the premises, assembled the policemen in the street and detained two of them for allegedly throwing stones at the Israeli army point nearby contrary to the observation of the CPTer present in the station.

The two policemen were taken to a nearby military base. One of them returned within 20 minutes to the police station with visible cuts on his wrists from handcuffs and lost consciousness for unknown reasons shortly after.

The man didn’t fully recover and had to be taken to the hospital by an ambulance.


About Christian Peacemaker Teams Palestine

CPT Palestine is a faith-based organization that supports Palestinian-led, non-violent grassroots resistance to the Israeli occupation.
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