Police dismantle east Jerusalem celebration tent for released terrorist

February 21, 2017 16:12
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A celebration tent erected on a soccer field in the volatile east Jerusalem neighborhood of Isawiya for a terrorist released from prison was taken down by police and municipal officials on Tuesday.

The tent was dismantled and confiscated following an order issued by Jerusalem District Police Commander, Major-General Yoram Halevy. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat condemned the celebration in a statement, adding “Together with the police, we will continue to fight aggressively against terrorism, and we won’t allow any terror organization to operate in our city.”

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