Israeli forces raid Bil’in in the middle of the night to arrest the child of jailed activist leader

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Israeli forces stormed the village of Bil’in in a night raid. Four soldiers raided the home of Adeeb Abu Rahma, one of the prominent organizers of the non-violent demonstrations against the Wall. Adeeb Abu Rahma has been imprisoned by Israel for the last 17 months. Tonight, Israeli forces arrested Mohammed Adeeb Abu Rahma, Adeeb’s son, who is under 16 years old. It is unknown where he was taken. Mohammed is Adeeb’s only son.

He was helping the family with their affairs while Adeeb remains unjustly detained by Israel. Seven daughters and Adeeb’s wife also live in the home that was raided. In this inhumane attack on the Abu Rahma house, Mohammed was beaten by the Israeli soldiers when he peacefully resisted arrest.

During filming of the raid, local journalists Haitham Al-Khatib and Hamde Abu were mercilessly beaten by Israeli Occupation Forces and caused extensive damage to Haitham’s Camera, wanting Haitham to stop filming what was happening during the incursion. This is what happened in Bil’in today and this is what happens in the village of Bil’in and other Palestinian villages every day.

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  1. kalithea
    November 23, 2010, 12:36 am

    Barbarians, savages. There’s a an especially scorching place in hell reserved just for them.

  2. annie
    November 23, 2010, 2:18 am

    another palestinian gandhi captured and jailed.

  3. Avi
    November 23, 2010, 5:30 am

    0:11
    Soldier: You’re not passing. Do you understand? You’re NOT PASSING!

    0:18 Cameraman: B’tzelem

    Soldier: Go away. Go away from here.

    Soldier (Extremely hostile): Do you understand? Do you understand?

    (Scuffle off camera)

    0:28
    Cameraman: You broke the camera.
    Soldier: That’s OK. No problem.

    Cameraman: No problem? Fine.
    Soldier: Shut your mouth. Shut you mouth.
    Cameraman: Yeah, I’ll shut up.

    Soldier: Shut up, I eat your s*** all day (Meaning: I get nothing but crap from you all)

    Soldier: Take a hike.

    Cameraman: Look, I’m not bothering anyone. Just like you’re doing your job, I’m doing mine. I’m not bothering….

    Soldier: Get out of here.

    0:52
    Soldier (Speaking Arabic with an accent): Alright, BACK OFF. Get outta here.

    1:04
    (Back to Hebrew)
    Soldier: Don’t you understand?
    Cameraman: I understand.
    Soldier: Don’t you understand?….SCOOT!

    1:47
    (In Arabic)
    Mother: O’ God. May God protect you, my son. May God protect you and cherish you.

    Cameraman: (Unintelligible)

    Mother: They took him. May God help him. May God ease his path.

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  4. eljay
    November 23, 2010, 7:26 am

    I think this is what “humanists” refer to as “humanizing ‘the Other'” and “making ‘better wheels'”. Or maybe it’s “justice”. Hard to tell…

  5. Potsherd2
    November 23, 2010, 7:51 pm

    Abdullah Abu-Rameh, whose sentence was completed, has had his detention extended indefinitely. The prison state feared that, if released, he might again attempt to exercise his human rights.

    link to haaretz.com

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