Russian Compound, Jerusalem - Conspiracy to Kill, Disturbances (demonstrations)

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Roni Hammermann, Tova Szeintuch (reporting)

Translation: Marganit W.


Judge: Zvi Heilbronn

Investigator: Ihab Halabi

Defense: Maamoun Hashim, Judd Kadmani, Fares Bidasi, Hader Daibas


Four cases in the docket, one involving a minor charged with disturbances.


Muhammad Naif Jaber Abu Safa – ID 907882930

Resident of Ein Arikh

arrested on 24.8.19

suspected of possessing and trading in combat materiel.


The police investigator requests a 10-day remand extension to complete the investigation. There is an agreement between the two sides on extension until next Thursday, before transferring the file to the prosecution.


Carmel Abd Al Karim Rajah Shabli – ID 853067858

Resident of Kubar.

Suspected of membership and activity in a hostile organization and conspiracy to commit a crime.

He was arrested the previous day. He’s married with kids. The detainee denies any culpability.


Defense: Atty.: Hader Daibas.


The prosecution requests a 15-day remand. This is the detainee’s first remand extension. Most questions posed by the defense receive the same answer: “It’s in the secret file.”


Defense summation:

We object to such a long remand extension. There are allegations that the detainee has been subjected to inappropriate pressure in order to extract information.


Judge’s decision:

The secret file contains description of the suspicions, the status of the investigation and all the evidence and the intelligence material.

The judge states that he has read the file.

After deliberation he allows 8 more days for the investigation.


Nasir Salah Khalil Alsafra – ID 589864506


The detainee was brought from Ashkelon Prison.

The suspicion: involvement in homicide.

The investigator requests 12 additional days before transferring the file to the prosecution.

There is agreement on 8 days.