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Praising terrorists on Facebook: East Jerusalem resident arrested on suspicion of supporting terrorism Israel today


The prosecutor's office is expected to file an indictment against him in the coming days • The suspect published posts including photos of family members who carried out attacks in Jerusalem in the past • The 20-year-old uploaded to the social network documents from attacks in Israel and praised the terrorists who carried them out

A resident of East Jerusalem, in his 20s, was arrested at the beginning of this month by the central unit in the Jerusalem district, this after he published posts on Facebook in which he expressed support for an act of terrorism, praising the terrorists who carried them out. 

After his detention was extended in court, a prosecutor's statement was submitted against him on the intention of the prosecutor's office to file an indictment against him in the coming days.

Photos on the suspect's Facebook profile expressing support for terrorism, photo: from Facebook

The suspect also attached to his posts photos of his family members who carried out attacks in recent years in Jerusalem.

The investigation of his conduct on the social network and the examination of his actions reveal that the suspect's Facebook page contains many inflammatory contents and has a high social exposure. 

On the right, a picture of the suspect's cousin, who carried out the attack on the synagogue in the Har Nof neighborhood in November 2014 together with the suspect's brother, in the central picture, an attack in which five worshipers were murdered and the police officer Zidan Sief who arrived at the scene of the attack, rowed into contact with the terrorists and was killed during the fight shots in front of them.

And on the left picture is the picture of the terrorist, another cousin, who carried out the trampling and stabbing attack on Malki Israel Street in 2015, an attack in which a civilian was murdered.

It was also found that already in 2019, the suspect updated the profile picture on the social network page under his name and published a photo from the scene of the attack at the Har Nof Synagogue, in which a figure is seen fleeing the scene of the attack, apparently of his terrorist brother who carried out the aforementioned attack, jumping over the body of one of the victims of the attack.

Above this picture, the suspect added a caption in which he stated - "We are not afraid of death".

Also, among his recent publications, researchers located the photo of the terrorist Odi Tamimi who carried out the shooting attack at the Shoafat checkpoint in October 2022, during which the late IDF fighter Noa Lazar was murdered and a civilian security guard was seriously injured.

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Source: israelhayom

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