Extending the arrest of 7 Jerusalemites and releasing 4 others
February 2, 2014

The Israeli Magistrate court decided to extend the arrest of 6 men and 1 woman from Esawyeh and Silwan, and released 4 others including a minor. The lawyer of the International movement to defend children, Ziad Hidmi, said that the Magistrate court judge decided to extend the arrest of Mohammad Abu Roomy and Ahmad Darwish until Wednesday and Yazan Mheisen until Thursday and released the minor Ala’ Gheith; note that they are all from the village of Esawyeh and were arrested on Monday early morning hours after raiding their homes in the village. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Magistrate court judge extended the arrest of 18-year old Haneen Ahmad Abu Hummus until next Tuesday to continue interrogating her on charges of attempting to stab an Israeli policeman. On Monday, the judge released 40-year old Mohammad Abdulla Abu Hummus, 19-year old Abdullah Abu Hummus and Mohammad Ahmad Abu Hummus with a bail of 2500 NIS; note that the Israeli forces arrested them and the young woman last Wednesday. In a related matter, Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the general prosecution submitted on Monday a prosecutor’s permit to submit an indictment against three young men next Wednesday in the District court, they are: 19-year old Ayman Abu Nijmeh, 18-year old Majdi Emran Aweida and 18-year old Omar Mazen Abu