Author: Hanadi Qawasmi, Middle East Monitor

  • Israel’s targeting of youth in Al-Aqsa

    Over the course of several months, the Israeli occupation authorities have arrested 13 Palestinian youths in occupied Jerusalem on charges of belonging to a political organisation that is prohibited under Israeli law called “Al-Aqsa Youth Organisation”. Earlier this month, Israeli police filed indictments against five of them. According to defence lawyers, the arrests took place over three months, and the detainees are being interrogated on charges related to their presence, activity and interest in news relating to Al-Aqsa Mosque. While charges were filed against Mahmoud Abdellatif, Thaer Abu Sbeih, Ayoub Zalloum, Muhammad Al-Bakri and Imad Abu Sneineh, the others are still under investigation and are waiting for clear and precise indictments against them. Indictments In the indictments filed to date, the main […]