Thursday, January 28, 2010

Thuggery Unto the Nations: Leading Member of the Bil’in Popular Committee Arrested During the Night

"Mohammed al-Khatib, leading member of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlement Construction in Bil’in, was arrested last night in a pre-dawn incursion.

Al-Khatib, a proponent of non-violence, was awoken at approximately 1:45 am, Thursday morning, along with his wife and 4 children. His house was searched quickly, followed by Mohammed’s arrest, local sources reported.

After half an hour, the soldiers returned to search the house more thoroughly, without providing a search warrant, seizing Khatib’s phone and many documents, including those pertinant to legal proceedings in the Israeli High Court regarding Bil’in....."

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