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28.07.2020
Today, Tuesday 28 July 2020, the Magistrate Court in Jerusalem issued a conditional release for Daoud al-Ghoul, the previous director of Shafaq, the Jerusalem Art Coalition. The conditions of his release included ten days house arrest at his family home, a financial bail of 3000 NIS, in addition to two personal financial guarantees, each 5000 NIS, and finally a ban on contacting any person related to his case for a total of one month. Daoud was arrested on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, after raiding his home, searching through its belongings and confiscating several documents and devices. His detention was extended twice before a conditional release was issued for him. This is Daoud’s sixth...
26.07.2020
The Magistrate Court in Jerusalem extended the detention period for Daoud al-Ghoul for another three days on Sunday, 26 July 2020. Daoud al-Ghoul is the ex-director of Shafaq, the Arts Coalition in Jerusalem, he was arrested on 22 July 2020 from his home at Ras al-Amoud in occupied Jerusalem, after his home was search and several of his belongings were confiscated. Daoud was detained for around 12 hours in a police vehicle without him being interrogated with and without offering him a judicial review. Daoud was then transferred to interrogations at the police station located in Abu Ghnaim mountain. During the extension session, the police demanded to extend Daoud’s detention for five days,...