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Violence and trauma grips Silwan once again

5 March 2011 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center Violent confrontations erupted in Silwan yesterday, with clashes sparked in Samer Sarhan Street and spreading throughout various districts of the village. Witnesses state that in addition to firing heavy amounts of rubber ...

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Palestinian child hit by Israeli police car in Silwan

10 February 2011 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center An Israeli police car ran over a young Palestinian girl on the main street of Ain al-Luza neighbourhood in Silwan yesterday, 9 February. Witnesses reported that the police vehicle had been speeding ...

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Fear and unrest in Silwan as soldiers surround village

26 December 2010 | International Solidarity Movement & SilwanIC Since early this morning, Israeli forces have been surrounding the village of Silwan, creating fear among the villagers that a Palestinian family will be evicted. A new wave of unrest has ...

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Israeli forces arrest members of slain Silwan man’s family

19 November 2010 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center Israeli forces arrested multiple members of the martyr Samer Sarhan’s family yesterday morning, including Samer’s brother, Ali Sarhan, Ali’s wife, and a third relative, Sultan Halisi. Ali Sarhan was on his final ...

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Jewish extremists assault two Palestinians in Silwan

12 November 2010 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center Photos by Maisa Abu Gazaleh A resident from Silwan, aged 21, was severely assaulted, beaten, and abused by a group of extremist Jews this Saturday, November 6, 2010, as he was walking ...

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Israeli police assault and arrest Silwan resident

19 October 2010 | International Solidarity Movement Today Israeli police beat and arrested Mahmoud Rwidy, a 40-year-old resident of the Silwan Spring area in Wadi Hilweh, while he was away with his son to visit the doctor. Eyewitnesses confirm that ...

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