The release of a young man from Esawyeh after interrogating him for listening to “patriotic songs”!!!
January 1, 2014

The Magistrate court judge decided to release 19-year old Hamed Shafiq Obeid with a bail and house arrest conditions. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the Magistrate court judge decided to release Hamed Obeid with a 2000-NIS bail, a third –party bail and house arrest for 10 days. The lawyer explained that the police accused the young man of being a member of the Popular Front and claimed that he listens to “patriotic sons” which raised doubts about his membership in the Popular Front. The police also claimed that he had bullets in his car; note that he has been detained for several days and was being interrogated in Al-Maskobyeh. The lawyer also explained that he refused the claims of the police stressing that hearing songs of any kind is not a condemnation of anyone and is not legally prohibited. He also objected the searching of his client’s car and told the judge that the police searched the car in his presence and didn’t find anything but the police claimed that they searched it again and found the bullets.