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Israeli court sentences 16 Palestinians to house arrest

July 11, 2014 11:56 P.M. (Updated: July 11, 2014 11:56 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli court in Jerusalem sentenced 16 Palestinians to house arrest, a lawyer said Friday.

A Palestinian Prisoner’s Society lawyer said that 10 Palestinians were sentenced to 10 days of house arrest and a 500-shekel fine, while another six were sentenced to seven days and a 500-shekel fine.

The 16 were detained Wednesday and Thursday along with another 20 Palestinians

The lawyer, Mufid al-Hajj, said the 12 were still in detention for “investigation” or “legal procedures.”

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