Articles tagged with: Yousef Abu Maria

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2 Jul 2011
For Immediate Release:  PSP and Popular Committee Member Brutally Beaten After Detention at Demonstration

Update: Yousef Abu Maria was released from the hospital but is still under observation for potential head injuries.


Issued by Beit Ommar Popular Committee and Palestine Solidarity Project

Yousef Abu Maria beaten by Israeli Border Police While in Custody, Dumped on Road

After the weekly demonstration against the Karmei Tsur settlement today, July 2, 2011, a Palestinian protester was brutally beaten by Israeli Border Police.

Yousef Abu Maria, a member of the Beit Ommar Popular Committee and Palestine Solidarity Project, was one of 60 Palestinian, Israeli and International protesters who marched peacefully towards the fence of the illegal settlement. Dozens of Israeli soldiers were waiting for the marchers and soon detained Abu Maria with no reason or due cause apparent.

Once detained, … Continue reading