Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Israeli Authorities Sentence Dweik to Administrative Arrest















PNN
On Tuesday, secure sources form the Office of the President of the Legislative Council, the kidnapped Dr. Aziz Dweik, confirmed that the Israeli military court in Ofra has issued today a six-month administrative verdict against Dweik.
In the same press release, "The military court has postponed Dweik's trial that was decided on Sunday, in order to study the possibility of sentencing him to administrative arrest. According to the lawyer, Fadi al-Qwasmi, the court has issued its sentence, without charging him."
The Legislative Council condemned "this aggressive verdict against Dweik, without charging him or without any legal document to condemn him." He also considered the Arrest an Israeli attempt to hinder the political life in Palestine, especially after the internal agreement that the Legislative Council issued about holding a session in February, and also an attempt to make the efforts about the internal reconciliation fail.
The office also called on the international society for immediate intervention to release Dweik and the other members of the Council who are in Israeli prisons, and stop covering the Israeli procedures that violates every convention and international law. Attacking the headquarters of the International Red Cross and kidnapping Mohammad Totah and Khaled Abu Arfah; is an example of the Israeli violations that are conducted against the Palestinian representatives and the international organizations.
The Office also condemned the kidnap of the senator Abdul Jaber Foqaha' from his house in Ramallah, after the Israeli forces searched his house, rummaged with its contents, and confiscated his papers, Computer and mobile.

Israeli Authorities Sentence Dweik to Administrative Arrest