Salah doesn't regret anti-Israel sermon

Mazuz to review Salah for incitement; Metzger: Sheikh's speech is filled with lies.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 16, 2007 17:20
Attorney General Menahem Mazuz 298

mazuz speaks 298.88. (photo credit: Channel 2)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Islamic Movement head Sheikh Raed Salah said on Saturday that he does not regret comments Friday, he told London newspaper, Al-kuds al-Arabi. "Israel is the last [country] that can talk about incitement," he said. On Friday, Interior Security Minister Avi Dichter and Israel Police Inspector-General Moshe Karadi decided that the words spoken by Salah calling on Muslims to renew the intifada would be reviewed by Attorney General Menachem Mazuz for incitement. Salah told fellow Muslims at a massive protest north of Jerusalem's Old City that Israel had Palestinian blood "in their food and in their drinks" and that they must help bring about an "end [to Israeli] occupation."

  • Muslims clash with police after Salah speech in east J'lem Earlier, Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger called on authorities to bring Islamic Movement head Sheikh Raed Salah to justice, saying Salah's speech was filled with lies, illusions and anti-Semitism. On Monday, the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court agreed to a police request that he be barred from coming within 150 meters of the walls for 60 days following a violent protest against the Mughrabi Gate project 10 days ago.

    Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

  • Related Content

    Jisr az-Zarq
    April 3, 2014
    Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

    By SHARON UDASIN