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Sentencing 5 children from Esawyeh and one young man from Al-Tur
May 8, 2014

The District court sentenced on Thursday 6 Jerusalemites from Esawyeh and Al-Tur. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the District court sentenced 15-year old Mohammad Samir Obeid, 16-year old Amin Hamed for actual imprisonment of 22 months and a fine of 1000 NIS for each in addition to a suspended probation of 10 months for 3 years. The 15-year old Mouath Nihad Obeid was sentenced to 20 months of actual imprisonment and a suspended probation of 10 months for 3 years and a 1000 NIS in addition to 3000 NIS to compensate the female soldiers. The judge also sentenced Odai Obeid and Adham Sabteh for a suspended probation of 6 months for a year. The children were accused of throwing Molotov cocktails several times at the Military camp established on the lands of the village of Esawyeh. The lawyer added that the District court sentenced on Thursday the 18-year old Seif Abu Jom’a from Al-Tur for 26 months and a suspended probation of 12 months for 3 years in addition to a 2000-NIS fine on charges of throwing stones at settlers’ cars and putting the lives of passers-by at danger in addition to causing damage to the cars and the attempt to assault policemen; note that the public prosecution requested to imprison him for 7 years.