UPDATE: Police Raids of Al-Issawiya Continue to Stoke Tensions & Disrupt Daily Life

August 21, 2019

Sustained hostile police incursions into Al-Issawiya have continued now for two and half months, severely disrupting daily life and creating intolerable conditions for area residents. Although the police expressed intent to halt the raids particularly over last week’s holiday of Eid-al Adha, the operations on the ground only intensified, precluding the residents from celebrating their holiday in peace.