Extending the arrest of 6 Jerusalemites
May 11, 2014

The Magistrate court judge extended on Sunday the arrest of 13-year old Mahmoud Sarhan until Monday and his 26-year old brother, Ashraf, until next Wednesday on charges of throwing Molotov cocktails in Silwan. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the judge extended their arrest to continue interrogating them; note that the Israeli forces arrested them on Sunday early morning hours from Silwan. The lawyer added that the public prosecution submitted indictments against Yousef Obeid, Louai Sarandah and Wael Sabteh to the District court that include charges of throwing Molotov cocktails. The judge extended their arrest until next Wednesday in order to check the evidences. The judge also extended the arrest of Ibrahim Baya’ from Shu’fat refugee camp until next Sunday.