East Jerusalem Villagers: Israel Police Subjecting Us to Collective Punishment

Up to 50 residents of Issawiya have been arrested over the last month, accused of throwing stones or firebombs; police forces are consistently on site, and a legal crackdown is ongoing.

Israel Police and residents of the East Jerusalem village Issawiya have been engaged in constant clashes over the last month: Up to 50 Palestinian villagers have been arrested during that time, and residents claim that the police and other Israeli authorities have been subjecting them to collective punishments.