Palestine's Raed Salah gets 3 more months house arrest

Alaturka Amerika ABD Haberleri

<p>By Abdul Raouf Arnaout</p> <p>JERUSALEM (AA) – The Israeli Supreme Court on Thursday slapped Palestinian resistance icon Raed Salah with another three months under house arrest, according to Salah’s lawyer.</p> <p>The house arrest means that Salah cannot receive guests, speak in public, communicate via the internet or talk to media outlets,&quot; lawyer Khaled Zbarqa told Anadolu Agency.</p> <p>&quot;We see no justification or reason for extending his house arrest,” the lawyer said. “But the Israeli authorities still insist that say he poses a threat.” </p> <p>In August 2017, Israeli police arrested Salah from his home in the city of Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel before convicting him on charges of “inciting violence”.</p> <p>In 2015, Israel officially outlawed Salah’s Islamic Movement for allegedly engaging in “anti-Israel activities”.</p>