Security forces were transported to Ramat Migron on Friday night, close to 01:00. They began asking those present to show their identity cards. Soldiers returned on shabbos day and began making arrests, explain those taken into custody are suspected of throwing rocks at Arabs. At least 20 arrests were made.
Eyewitnesses accuse police of brutality after they used “unjustifiable force”, with some reporting some of the border policemen were “disrespectful” to sifrei torah, not detailing more.
This operation was in addition to chilul shabbos at Mitzpei Avichai, an outpost near Kiryat Arba in which buildings were demolished on shabbos.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)