Releasing two children on condition of deportation outside Jerusalem
January 25, 2016

The District judge decided to release two minors from the neighborhood of Shu’fat north of Jerusalem on condition of house-arrest and deportation outside the city of Jerusalem. Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the District judge decided to release the 14-year old Majd Saeed Abu Khdeir and 14-year old Ala’ Abu Khdeir on condition of house –arrest and deportation outside the city of Jerusalem in addition to paying a 5-thousand NIS bail and a third-party bail of 10 thousand NIS for each. Saeed Abu Khdeir, Majd’s father, explained that the family was forced to rent an apartment in “Arraba” in the Galilee after the deportation decision. He pointed out that the minors were arrested on the 13th of January after raiding their homes in Shu’fat. After several days of interrogating them, the public prosecution submitted an indictment to the District Court including charges of throwing stones at the light rail in Shu’fat. The court scheduled a session for the two minors on 20/2/2016.