Prison sentences, extension of arrests and releases
September 22, 2014

Al-Dameer organization lawyer, Mohammad Mahmoud, said that the Magistrate court judge sentenced some young men on Monday and extended the arrest of others and also released some. The judge sentenced Mohammad Yousef Al-Atrash for three months and one day of actual imprisonment on charges of throwing stones, and also sentenced Fathi Shawish for three and a half months of actual imprisonment on the same charges; note that Fathi was arrested on 4/7/2014. The judge also sentenced the minor Ala’ Siam for a suspended probation of 4 months and a fine of 1000 NIS in addition to a 100-hour course; note that the public prosecution requested to sentence him to actual imprisonment. The judge extended the arrest of Abdulla Abbasi and Omar Abbasi until Wednesday in order to submit an indictment against them. The judge released Bilal and Mahdi Abulhawa on Monday on condition of house arrest for five days, and released Qusai Dar with a financial bail and house arrest for five days. The judge also released the minors Rashid Risheq, Basel Natsheh and Mohammad Tufaha after arresting and interrogating them for several hours. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Magistrate court judge extended the arrest of Mutaz Halayqa, Ahmad Mheisen, Mahmoud Abu Sneineh, Yazan Alayan and Atef Ammouri until 24/9/2014.