Extending the arrest of five Jerusalemites on charges of “incitement” on Facebook and arrests
December 28, 2014

The Magistrate court judge extended on Sunday the arrest of 5 Jerusalemites until completing the legal procedures against them on charges of “incitement” on Facebook. Al-Dameer organization lawyer, Mohammad Mahmoud, explained that the Magistrate judge extended the arrest of Naser Hidmi, Tarek Kurd, Fouad Rweidi, Ibrahim Abdeen and Odai Bayoumi and also explained that he will submit an appeal to the District court against the decision of the Magistrate judge. Odai Sinokrot, Omar Shalabi and Sami Idais were also presented to the Magistrate judge on Sunday and he extended their arrest for 24 hours; note that they were also charged with “incitement” on Facebook. he occupation’s Intelligence considered the news of kidnapping and burning the child Abu Khdeir, the war on Gaza and the incidents of running over and stabbing settlers to be incitement materials that led to the escalation of the situation in Jerusalem and encouraged citizens to carry out attacks against innocent people; note that they were also charged with being racist. The indictments stated in details what each of the young men shared or published on his page and the time of sharing in addition to the number of likes, shares and comments he received from friends. It also concentrated on the comments that included “inciting” pictures. In a related matter, the Magistrate judge extended the arrest of Hamzeh Abbasi until Wednesday and released the 50-year old Sari Abbasi after paying 10-thousand NIS under the pretext of “accumulation of unpaid debt.” The forces arrested the 60-year old Kamal Sa’di and Isam Abdulkader while they were near Lions Gate and then released Abed on condition of isolation from Al-Aqsa for 15 days.