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Israel shuts down Palestinian institutions in Jerusalem


JERUSALEM, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities today morning closed several Palestinian institutions in the occupied city of Jerusalem for a period of six months, according to WAFA correspondent.

He reported that Israeli police raided the offices of Palestine TV, and posted a notice issued by Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, closing the office for six months purportedly for planning to hold activities under the auspices of the Palestinian Authority.

Police confiscated material from the office and handed its director, Ayman Abu Rumoz besides to Palestine TV correspondent Christine Rinawi orders to appear before the Israeli intelligence.

Meanwhile, police stormed the Education and Higher Education Directorate in Jerusalem, posted a similar notice closing it for six months under the same pretext and detained its head Samir Jibril.

Police also barged their way to the Islamic Orphanage School, known in Arabic as Dar al-Aytam al-Islamiya, in Jerusalem’s Old City besides to the Arab Health Center in Sultan Ibrahim Street, and seized all records and surveillance cameras.

K.T./ K.F. 

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