Arrests…extensions of arrest…release
February 14, 2023

On Tuesday evening, the occupation forces arrested 3 young men from the village of Issawiya and Anata in Jerusalem.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Jerusalem learned that the forces arrested the two young men, Malik Daoud and Tamer Daoud, from the village of Issawiya, and the young man, Saif Al-Sheikh, from the town of Anata.

On Tuesday afternoon, the intelligence summoned the boy, Mohammad Zaytoun, from the town of Silwan.

On the other hand, the lawyer of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, Mohammad Mahmoud, stated that the court extended the detention of the child, Mohammad Basil Zalbani (13 years), until next Sunday, who is accused of carrying out a stabbing attack inside a bus at the Shu’fat refugee camp checkpoint in Jerusalem.

Lawyer Mahmoud added that the judge decided to release the father and brother of the Zalbani child, on the condition that they be deported from their home in Shu’fat refugee camp, not to speak to the media for 21 days, in addition to paying a financial guarantee of 500 shekels, and signing a financial guarantee.

On the other hand, the court extended the detention of the boy, Youssef Abu Al-Hawa, until next Thursday. Lawyer Mahmoud explained that he had submitted an appeal against the extension decision to the District Court, and a session will be held on Wednesday for him to consider it.

Lawyer Mahmoud added that the court released the boy, Naim Ashayer, on bail.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud added that the judge sentenced the young man, Mu’taz Abu Jamal, from the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber, to 7 months in prison.

The Jerusalemite journalist, Lama Ghosheh, was brought before the court, and a new session was set for her on 21/3/2023, while keeping the house arrest condition imposed on her since 5 months ago.

The court extended the detention of Ayman Sarandah until next Thursday.

The judge extended the detention of the 14-year-old Ja’far Mtour, who is accused of "carrying out a stabbing attack" in the Old City of Jerusalem, until next Sunday.