11th grade student Muftadi Ayyash arrested in a raid on his home

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12 March 2017

BREAKING: 11th grade student Muftadi Khaled Ayyash from Biddu, Jerusalem was arrested in a raid on his home, today, Sunday 12 March 2017. According to the family’s account, Israeli occupation forces stormed the home at about 3.00 AM. Approximately 28 soldiers raided the home and its front yard and an estimated 10 soldiers were stood across the street. The family members witnessed Muftadi being taken by soldiers and beaten with the butts of their rifles and sticks. Family members recounted that when Muftadi's brother tried to intervene, the soldiers attacked him. The family also stated that the child, now in Israeli custody, was unable to walk properly on one of his feet due to the beatings and fear that it may be broken. The child is now being held in Ofer prison. His medical condition has not yet been determined.