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  7/6/2014, Tammuz 8, 5774

Remand Extended for Suspects in Murder of Arab Teen


The Petah Tikva Magistrates Court extended by eight days, Sunday, the remand of five suspects arrested in last week's murder of Mohammed Abu-Khdr of Jerusalem. A sixth suspect's remand was extended by five days. The court also extended a gag order on the case until further notice.

A team of attorneys from the Honenu legal-aid organization said they would appeal the remand extension and protested a ban on meeting with their clients. The suspects said they were subjected to hours of intensive interrogation and denied, sleep, food, water and the opportunity to relieve themselves in a dignified way.

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