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Israeli Military Court Sentences For Palestinians In Jerusalem On Friday

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Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) —

The Magistrate court in Jerusalem sentenced on Thursday the 22-year old Jerusalemite prisoner Mahmoud Abdellatif Abu Khdeir for 9 months of actual imprisonment and a fine of 9 thousand NIS.

The head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee explained that Mahmoud was arrested after the clashes that erupted in the village of Shu’fat after the burning of the Martyr Mohammad Abu Khdeir. The unjust court had accused him of throwing stones and empty bottles at the occupation forces and the light rail.

Extension of arrest

Al-Dameer organization lawyer, Mohammad Mahmoud, said that the public prosecution submitted on Thursday indictments against the 22-year old Baker Mughrabi and 28-year old Issa Abu Jom’a and accused them of being related to the manufacturing and use of weapons and premeditatedly causing damage; the judge extended their arrest until 19/2/2015.

The lawyer added that the Magistrate judge also extended the arrest of Ali Abbasi until 20/2/2015, Salem Abbasi until next Monday, Mahmoud Gheith until 23/2/2015, Issa Sawi until 24/2/2105 and Mohammad Abu Sbitan until 16/2/2015.

On the other hand, Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the public prosecution submitted an indictment against the 20-year old Khalil Jayousi and accused him of the same charges like Mughrabi and Abu Jom’a.


The administration of Beer Sheva prison released on Thursday the 21-year old Ahmad Riyad Da’na and his 20-year old brother Mohammad Riyad after completing their 12-month prison sentence.

Da’na brothers were arrested on 13/7/2011 and were released after spending one month in prison on condition of deportation to Shu’fat and house arrest for one year and then they were allowed to go back to Silwan and were under house arrest for another year. After several court sessions, the court sentenced Ahmad for 19 months and Mohammad for 17months; note that they turned themselves in on 16/2/2014.

Hasharon prison administration released last Wednesday the 16-year old Khalil Akram Kiswani after spending 10 months in the occupation’s prisons; the decision to release him came after a “Shalish” session.


Author: OccPalGaza

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