Israeli police kidnap director of Aqsa’s Manuscripts Center

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The Israeli occupation police on Wednesday evening kidnaped Radwan Amr, director of the Aqsa Mosque’s Manuscripts Center.

According to Amr’s family, police forces broke into and ransacked his house in al-Thawri neighborhood in east Jerusalem.

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The police also confiscated computers, cellphones, papers and books from Amr’s house before detaining him.

Radwan Amr is a Jerusalemite activist known for exposing Israeli violations in Jerusalem and at the Aqsa Mosque. His mother, Zeina Amr, also works as a teacher at the Aqsa Mosque and his father is a noted academic and expert in Jerusalem affairs.

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The Israeli occupation police recently escalated its persecution campaign against Islamic Awqaf officials and employees as well as Jerusalemite citizens who active in defending the Aqsa Mosque.


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