The occupation authorities continue to detain the bodies of 5 Jerusalemite Martyrs
August 19, 2016

The occupation authorities continue to detain the bodies of 5 Jerusalemite Martyrs as part of the collective punishment policy practiced against the Martyrs’ families while the government’s legal advisor objected the detaining of Martyrs’ bodies and requested to check every Martyr’s case individually; he recommended releasing the bodies if security measure are achieved.

The Martyrs are:

  • Thaer Abu Ghazaleh: passed away on 8/10/2015 in Tel Aviv. He was shot under the pretext of carrying out a stabbing and shooting attack.
  • Martyr Baha’ Alayan: passed away on 13/10/2015 in the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber after carrying out a stabbing and shooting attack along with prisoner Bilal Abu Ghanem.
  • Martyr Abdel Muhsen Hassouneh: passed away on 14/12/2015 in Jaffa Street in West Jerusalem after running over Israelis.
  • Martyrs Ziad Abu Khalaf: passed away on 19/2/2016 in the area of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem under the pretext of attempting to carry out a stabbing attack.
  • Martyr Abdel Malek Abu Khroub: passed away on 9/3/2016 in the area of New Gate in Jerusalem. He was shot under the pretext of carrying out a shooting attack with Martyr Mohammad Kaloti.