Detainee 4

O.S., 17 years old.

O.S. was arrested twice for allegedly throwing stones at settlers. The first time he was released for lack of evidence. The second time O.S. was arrested he was brutally beaten up during the interrogation. The interrogator kept smashing his head against the wall until blood would run down his nose. The court ruled that he should be under house arrest for the period of two months and pay a fine of 1,000 NIS (250 USD). During his court session, O.S. was handcuffed and was not allowed to use the toilet or drink any liquids. O.S. is not allowed to travel outside Jerusalem. He is interrogated every time he passes a checkpoint.