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Child Arrest in Silwan, 2010

B'Tselem's report, Caution: Children Ahead, published in December 2010, indicates that, from November 2009 to October 2010, at least 81 minors from Silwan, East Jerusalem, were arrested o...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - Thaer Qirresh

14, a Palestinian from the Muslim Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem. What's the story? Thaer used the camera to document his nuclear family’s life since a settler organization took...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - 'Abd al-Fatah 'Abed Rabu

51, a Palestinian farmer from al-Walajah, southwest of JerusalemWhat’s the story‘Abd al-Fatah, a 51-year-old Palestinian, was born and raised in Dheishe refugee camp, but his family hails...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - Sara Benninga

27, a Jewish-Israeli activist in the Sheikh Jarrah solidarity movementWhat’s the story?Sara is one of the leaders of the joint nonviolent movement of Israelis, Palestinians, and internat...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - Zuheir a-Rajabi

40,a Palestinian from the village of Silwan, south of the Old City of JerusalemWhat's the story?Settlers have taken over two buildings in Zuheir’s street, which lies at the heart of Silwa...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - Muna and Muhammad al-Qurd

12, Palestinian twins from Sheikh Jarrah, East JerusalemWhat's the story?Sheikh Jarrah is a Palestinian neighborhood that was also home to a very small Jewish community before 1948. The J...
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East Jerusalem: Six Voices - Yonathan Mizrahi

39, a Jewish-Israeli archeologist living in West Jerusalem What’s the story? Yonathan stopped working for the Israel Antiquities Authority after realizing that his beloved science was...
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Jerusalem Municipality destroys the home of two families in East Jerusalem

On Wednesday, 13 September 2017, Jerusalem Municipality officials arrived at the neighborhood of Ras al-‘Amud in East Jerusalem, escorted by Border Police. They bulldozed a two-story, two...
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Border Police assault a father and son from East Jerusalem, break the 58-year-old father’s arm and arrest him and his 15-year-old son

S.H., 58, lives in Silwan, East Jerusalem. He is a metalsmith and has five children. On 13 June 2017, at around 12:00 noon, S.H. was watering the garden in front of his home, while his 15...
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Batan al-Hawa in Silwan: The next target for “Judaization” in East Jerusalem

Residents and police in the neighborhood of Batan al-Hawa. Photo by Hussam ‘Abed, B’Tselem, 29 Nov. 2016 The Batan al-Hawa neighborhood, in the heart of Silwan, is the setting for the mo...