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Al-Haq Action Alert: Human Rights Defender Arbitrarily Detained and Tortured by Israeli Occupation Forces
Ref.: LRAD-E010-ALE- 35/4
05، Apr 2010

On 15 March 2010, ‘Umar Mousa Muhammad  ‘Ala’-al-Din, a 25 year old Palestinian student from the village of al-Ma‘sara, near Bethlehem, was taken by Israeli Border Police and detained for seven days, until 22 March 2010. ‘Ala’-al-Din is a member of the Popular Resistance Committee of al-Ma’sara village and an organizer of non-violent protests against the Annexation Wall. Whilst in custody, ‘Ala’-al-Din was verbally and physically assaulted, causing serious injury and was denied necessary medical treatment.