Palestinian sentenced with 14 months of imprisonment for Facebook activity
January 27, 2016   By:    Mamdouh Abdulhaq, Palestinian Detainee, Palestinian Prisoners   Comments are off   //   720 Views
Israeli military court of Salem a few days ago sentenced the Palestinian citizen Mamdouh Abdulhaq, 25, from Nablus, with 14 months of actual imprisonment and 18 months of suspended sentence for the charge of incitement on Facebook, PIC said.
 
The prisoner’s father told PIC that the court convicted his son with 21 charges, which include affiliating to the Hamas Movement, and incitement against occupation by publishing political leader, Sheikh Ahmad Yassin’s photos, as well as posting calls for participation in anti-occupation marches on his Facebook page.
 
Abdulhaq was also arrested after storming his home on November, 30, 2015. He is an ex-detainee as he served two years of imprisonment under administrative detention with no trial or charge in Israeli jails.

During the year of 2015,  IOF have arrested some 130 Palestinians for their activities on Social media. 27 of those detained were accused of “incitement,” while others were held in administrative detention for different periods of time, and the majority of the arrests were carried out in Jerusalem.

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