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Security Apparatus Prevents an Activity and Detains One Participant in Gaza City

15-06-2016 09:05


At approximately 11:00 am on Wednesday, 15 June 2016, security apparatus prevented  an activity  organized by the Independent Palestinian Figures Gathering in the Gaza Strip at Al Jundi Al Mojhoul Square in Gaza City. This activity was held to commemorate  the ninth anniversary of the Palestinian political split between Fatah and Hamas movements. According to Al Mezan’s field investigations, the Gathering informed the director of the security apparatus  office in Gaza about the activity, but no response was received.

The Gathering held the activity and they were surprised by people dressed in civilian clothes  preventing the participants and public figures from gathering and prevented photographing. They detained Rami Iyas Helmi Aman, 34, for several hours before he was released.

Tags / #peaceful assembly #local detention