Extending the arrest of twelve Jerusalemites and releasing a young man
April 13, 2014

The Magistrate court judge extended on Sunday the arrest of ten Jerusalemites until next Wednesday and released another. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the Magistrate court judge extended the arrest of Ala’ Zghayyar, Naji Zghayyar, Thaer Zghayyar, Aboud Abu Sbeih, Thaer Abu Sbeih, Tarek Zirba, Jihad Qos, Walid Tufaha, Ahmad Shawish and Mahmoud Jundi until next Wednesday to continue interrogating them. Also, the judge extended the arrest of Mohammad Najib until Monday. In a related matter, the Magistrate court guards assaulted Nidal Zghayyar after he went to hug his son Ala’ inside the courtroom. The guards assaulted both Nidal and his son and severely beat them and forced their family members to leave the courtroom. Mohammad Mahmoud, Al-Dameer organization lawyer, said that the general prosecution submitted a prosecutor’s permit to submit an indictment in the District court against Walid Alyan which will include charges of throwing Molotov cocktails at the Hebrew University’s parking lot.