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Activist Adam Al-Madhoun Detained by Police in North Gaza



At 14:00 on Thursday 31 August 2017m Adam Salim Al-Madhoun, 28, was detained by the Ministry of Interior’s police in its station in North Gaza governorate. Field investigations indicate that Al-Madhoun, a resident of Al-Sikka street in Jabalia refugee camp in North Gaza, went to the police station after he received a summon call at 13:30 of the same day. He did not receive any clarification of the reasons for this summon order. Afterwards, he was interrogated over his writings and comments on his personal Facebook account. Al-Madhoun reports that he was detained in the police station until evening hours of the same day, and he was released at 20:00 of the same day, after the police forced him to sign a pledge to surrender himself again at the station on Sunday 3 September 2017.


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