Sentencing three young men…extensions of arrest…releases
September 20, 2016

The District court in Jerusalem sentenced on Tuesday three Jerusalemite prisoners.

Amjad Abu Asab, head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee, explained that the District judge sentenced 26-year old Basel Khalil Mohammad Sayyad for 6 and a half years and 22-year old Saeed Mahmoud Abulhawa for 5 years; high fines were also imposed on them after being convicted of several charges. They are both residents of the village of Al-Tur.

The judge also sentenced prisoner Nouh Ghazzawi for 4 years on charges of confronting settlers; he is from Al-Thori, Silwan.

Extending the arrest of minors

The judge extended the arrest of Daoud Atyeh, Rida Obeid, Mo’men Mheisen, Nasim Kleib and Hadi Hassan until 21/9/2016, Majd Ahmad until 22/9/2016, Basel Mheisen until 23/11/2016 (witnesses hearing session), Khader Qunbar until 15/11/2016, Baha’ Ajloni until 3/11/2016, Mahdi Abu Ghannam and Sultan Khweis until 6/10/2016 and Mahmoud Khatib until 29/9/2016.

Extending the arrest of young men

The judge also extended the arrest of Mohammad Joulani, Eyad Joulani and Fadi Mheisen until 22/9/2016, Mus’ab Atrash and Mahmoud Obeid until 21/9/2016, Saleh Sabbah until 25/9/2016, Eyad Assaileh until 4/10/2016; Ahmad Atyeh, Hamada Hareez, Mousa Assaileh, Mansour Mahmoud and Yassin Suboh until 25/9/2016; Wadi’ Alayan, Ahmad Abulhawa and Anas Dirbas until 7/11/2016, Ahmad Rabay’a until 25/11/2016, Alia Abbasi and Emad Amana until 3/11/2016.

Extensions of arrest for sentencing

Lawyer Mahmoud explained that the judge extended the arrest of the child Qusai Dari until 26/9/2016, Wasim Dari until 4/10/2016, Mohammad Abed until 13/12/2016, Abdullah Abu Saymeh and Mohammad Zaghal until 25/10/2016, Nadim Obeid until 27/10/2016, Mohammad Taha until 31/10/2016 and Ataya Abu Eisheh until 15/12/2016.


The judge released the child Ashraf Burqan, Amro Abu Arafeh and Rashad Skafi with a third-party bail of 5 thousand NIS for each.