The verdict sends Raed Salah, the leader of the extremist Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement, to begin 11 months incarceration for incitement in a speech given in 2007.
Raed Salah, the leader of the extremist Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement, had his appeal rejected in the Jerusalem District Court on Tuesday and will have to serve the 11-month sentence he received in March for incitement in a speech he gave in 2007.
Sheikh Raed Salah – Photo: REUTERS
Salah is scheduled to begin serving his sentence on November 15.
The verdict comes at a sensitive time of daily terrorist attacks by Palestinians against Israelis. Continue Reading »
Minister Aharonovich advances bill in the Knesset to ban Hamas affiliated Islamist organizations that attack police and harass Jews, on Judaism’s holiest site.
By Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar
Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich (Yisrael Beytenu) is advancing a new bill to declare the groups of Muslim extremists coordinating unrest on the Temple Mount in order to block Jewish visits as illegal gatherings.
Arab rioters at Temple Mount (file) – Reuters
The new bill was revealed on Wednesday by Haaretz, and targets the organized gatherings of Muslim men and women in recent years on the Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, who curse and shout at Jewish visitors and assault police with rocks and fireworks. Continue Reading »
A bill in the Knesset to blacklist the Islamic Movement in Israel, which was behind Jerusalem rioting and lauded ‘3rd Intifada’, is up for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.
By Tova Dvorin
Yisrael Beytenu MK Alex Miller’s bill to blacklist the Islamic Movement in Israel will be reviewed by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday, and if passed, would strike a major blow against Islamists blamed for the continued Arab rioting in Jerusalem and elsewhere.
The Islamic Movement’s northern branch, headed by Sheikh Raed Salah, was named by Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz as the prime culprit behind the rise of Arab rioting in Jerusalem and in northern Israel last week. Continue Reading »
Sheikh Salah, who was on the deadly Mavi Marmara flotilla, used the defense that he accused Catholics, not Jews, of eating children’s blood in their bread.
The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court has convicted Sheikh Raed Salah of incitement. Salah, who heads the northern branch of the extremist Islamic Movement, currently faces other charges of incitement, as well.
The conviction relates to a speech Salah made in Jerusalem on February 16, 2007. Speaking to a crowd in the Wadi Joz neighborhood, Salah said that children’s blood has never been used to prepare the food eaten at meals to break the Ramadan fast. Continue Reading »