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Israel prevents cultural and sports activities in Jerusalem

Jerusalem24 – Yesterday, Tuesday, the Israeli authorities prevented the holding of three sports and cultural activities in the occupied city of Jerusalem, under the pretext that they are sponsored by the Palestinian National Authority.

Eye witnesses reported that the Israeli authorities prevented the holding of an activity for children in the Ras al-Amoud neighborhood in Silwan. The Israeli Minister of Internal Security prevented the implementation of an activity for children under the pretext that it is under the auspices or funding of the Palestinian Authority.

The Israeli police had summoned al-Maqdisi, Marwan al-Ghoul, head of the Silwan Sports Club, to interrogate him and question him about this activity, and handed him an order to prevent his residency.

In Burj al-Luqluq in the Old City of Jerusalem, the Israeli forces closed the Burj stadium and prevented the establishment of a football league that had been organized on the occasion of the Birth of the Messenger, for the same reason.

The Israeli police summoned the director of sports programs at Burj Al-Luqluq Club, Hajj Nihad Zughayer, and interrogated him for several hours, and handed him an order to prevent the league from being held.

The establishment of a cultural activity for the Silwan Sports Club was also prevented on the pretext that the activity was also sponsored by the Palestinian National Authority.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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