Sentencing three Jerusalemites and extended the arrest of five others
The Magistrate judge sentenced on Monday three Jerusalemites and extended the arrest of five others. Al-Dameer organization lawyer, Mohammad Mahmoud, explained that the Magistrate judge sentenced Mousa Obeid for 6 months and one day of actual imprisonment and a suspended probation of 4 months for three years on charges of “membership in Hamas Movement”. Lawyer Mahmoud added that the Magistrate judge also extended the arrest of Mohammad Jaber, Khalil Odeh and Amer Abbasi until 7/6/2015, and extended the arrest of the child Mohammad Jaber Abbasi until Tuesday. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed by the child’s family that Mohammad was with his friends in the area of “Abbasyeh” in Silwan and were heading to school. Few meters away, there was a police vehicle stationed and the police harassed the students and quickly moved towards them and arrested Mohammad under the pretext of throwing stones. Lawyer Mahmoud added that the judge also extended the arrest of Shadi Alayan until 4/6/2015; note that the Intelligence requested to extend is arrest for two weeks. The judge also scheduled a session for Ashraf Qawasmi on 16/7/2015 to review the conduct officer’s report; note that Qawasmi is not being detained. In a related matter, the head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee, Amjad Abu Asab, explained that the Magistrate judge sentenced the 46-years old Jerusalemite prisoner Naser Issa Jalal Hidmi for 10 months of actual imprisonment after he was convicted of “incitement on Facebook”. Abu Asab added that the judge also sentenced the 17-year old Izz Eddin Sbeih for 8 months of actual imprisonment and a 4000-NIS fine. It is noteworthy that Abu Sbeih has been detained since 1/1/2015 and has been transferred between several prisons and is currently in Hasharon prison, and his father has also been detained for months on charges of “incitement on Facebook”.