A series of arrests in the city of Jerusalem…extensions of arrest
July 4, 2016

The occupation authorities continued on Monday their series of arrests in Jerusalem.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the Israeli forces arrested 8 Jerusalemites, they are: 12-year old twin Malek and Mohammad Nabulsi from the Old City of Jerusalem, Wadi Alayan (16), Mohammad Abdel Karim Halayqa (16) from the village of Esawyeh, Ahmad Mousa Abu Dalu (29) on charges of incitement on Facebook, Ala’ Mohammad Fakhouri (27), Adli Fahmi Naser Eddin (36) and Thaer Zghayyar (20) from the Old City of Jerusalem.

The occupation authorities also requested 17-year old Mouayad Abu Mayaleh for interrogation and detained his father for two hours until his son turned himself-in; he is from Silwan.

The forces also raided the house of 39-year old Jihad Taha Abu Sneineh in Silwan and handed him a call for interrogation.

Anas Obeid was also arrested on Monday from the village of Esawyeh while the child Amir Bilbeisi was arrested from Al-Sowaneh and Mohammad Abbasi from Silwan.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud added that the District judge decided to allow the child Nour Abu Rmeileh to go with his family during Eid Al-Fiter holiday (reduced the house-arrest conditions imposed on him).

The judge extended the arrest of Mohammad Jaber, Amjad Abdel Ghani and Mo’men Hashim, Ahmad Abu Ghazaleh, Nour Shalabi and Amjad Arafeh to present them to court on Monday.

The judge also extended the arrest of Nidal Ghannam, Shadi Sider, Jihad Obeid and Majd Riheq until 5/7/2016, and Nidal Abed Fasfoos until 28/9/2016.


The judge decided to release the minors Abed Abu Qadous Issa and Omar Abu Ishaq on condition of house-arrest for 3 days, a 500-NIS bail and a third-party bail of 5 thousand NIS for each. He also decided to release Laith Shalabi on condition of house-arrest until 6/7/2016 and released Saleh Abu Asab on condition of house-arrest for 10 days, a 500-NIS bail and a third-party bail while Mahmoud Abdel Ghani was unconditionally released.

The judge also decided to release Rami Fakhouri and Ahmad Shawish on condition of isolation from Al-Aqsa Mosque for 10 days.