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  Tamuz 25, 5778 , 08/07/18

2 girls detained for praying near Temple Mount gates

Two girls were detained for questioning during a "tour of gates" that took place Sunday evening in Jerusalem's Old City, on suspicion of disturbing public order when they sought to pray at the gates of the Temple Mount.

The girls are currently being questioned at the police station, and it is not known if they will be released after their interrogation. An attorney of the Honenu legal-aid organization, who is representig the girls, said, "Policemen are again preventing girls the right of praying near the gates of the Temple Mount for no justifiable reason."

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