Extending the arrest of two young men and releasing two others and a child
February 27, 2014

The Magistrate court extended on Thursday the arrest of the paramedic Wisam Hammoudeh until Friday. The forces raided his house in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday early morning and searched it then arrested him and took him to Al-Qishleh police center. Wisam’s brother, Dia’, said that the Israeli forces detained his brother in a room and body searched him while he was naked then took him to Al-Qishleh police center. Dia’ pointed out that Wisam is sick and suffers from a disability in his leg and that he handed the medical reports of Wisam to one of the police officers. In a related matter, the Magistrate court judge decided to release 19-year old Naji Akram Zghayyar without conditions; note that Naji was arrested last Tuesday after Al-Aqsa incidents. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the Intelligence release 25-year old Tarek Ziad Daoud Bkeirat from Sur Baher on Wednesday night without any conditions. Tarek has been detained in the cells for 17 days and was presented to court four times as he was charged of membership in an organization. The 13-year old Mohammad Salaymeh was also released on condition of house arrest for 5 days; note that he was arrested on Wednesday from his house in the neighbourhood of Wad Qaddoum in Silwan. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the police arrested the young man Thaer Zghayyar on Thursday early morning hours.