Extension of arrest for five Jerusalemites and one young man from Nazareth
July 17, 2013

The Israeli Magistrate court extended on Wednesday the arrest of six Palestinians. Mufeed Al-Hajj, lawyer from the Palestinian prisoner’s club, said that the Magistrate court judge extended the arrest of Khaled Omar Khashan 18 and Mousa Omar Amayreh 20 until tomorrow to submit an indictment against them; a result to their participation in an illegal demonstration in Jerusalem and throwing stones. Mufeed added that the judge decided to release two young men and a child on conditions but the general prosecution called to freeze his decision until tomorrow to submit an appeal to the District court; the judge wanted to release Mohammad Maher Muna on condition of house arrest and deportation from his house in the old city to the village of Esawyeh, and Zaher Hamati on condition of house arrest in his house in Nazareth as well as releasing the minor Ahmad Qawasmi. It is noteworthy that the occupation forces arrested 8 people in the last two days from the city of Jerusalem, as they arrested three people after Tuesday’s midnight after a settler was stabbed in Sultan Suleiman Street near Damascus gate and assaulted and severely beat them.