Russian Compound, Jerusalem - Stone Throwing, Remand Extension
Translation: Diana Rubanenko
Judge: Second-Lieutenant Jordan Barak
Police investigator: Omri Aweideh
Defense attorneys: Judd Kadmani, Naji A'amer
The session began 45 minutes late. Five cases were heard, using the assembly-line method (in 50 minutes, with breaks). Agreement was reached in three cases. In two cases, the judge reduced by a few days the number of days sought for remand extension: from 22 days to 15, and from 15 days to 11.
Another two cases were added after we left, but it was announced that agreement had been reached.
5 cases in the docket:
Bilal Nayef Abed-al Rahman Abu Alya
The case will be transferred to the prosecution on 27.3.12.
Munther Ahmed Abed al Fattah Amro
He is accused of membership in Hamas, but denies it.
The investigator requests a 15-day extension of remand, but the judge decides on 11 days.
Amad Abed al Karim Abed al Kader Abu Zina
Accused of throwing stones and a Molotov cocktail. Complains of severe pain, and that he was kept handcuffed during the investigation. The pain provides a means of pressure to admit guilt.
The judge reduces the extension of remand from 22 days to 15.
Munther Omar Ali Abu Alya
Agreement was reached.
Omar Khaled Omar Abu Reuk
Agreement was reached and remand was extended by 4 days