Extending the arrest of six Jerusalemites
October 20, 2013

The Israeli Magistrate court extended on Sunday the arrest of six Jerusalemites to continue investigating them. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the court extended the arrest of 15-year old Mohammad Jaber and Mu’taz Jaber until Wednesday; note that the Israeli forces arrested them after raiding their homes on Sunday early morning hours in the old city of Jerusalem. He added that the court extended the arrest of Mohammad Tufaha who was arrested last Thursday from the old city until Wednesday. The court also extended the arrest of Daoud Rayyan until Wednesday and Ashraf Abbasi until Thursday to continue investigating them. Wadi Hilweh Information Center- Silwan was informed that the Israeli police extended the arrest of 23-year old Khaled Abbasi until Monday; note that he was arrested on Sunday while being at work in Al-Malha south of Jerusalem.