Lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Elijah Theodory, was reportedly able, on Thursday, to acquit 15-year-oldÂ Abuallah Qasem of a recent conviction overÂ an incident in which he was accused of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers.
The Ramallah resident was convicted, in Ofer military court, of throwing stones atÂ Israeli soldiers last May, while on his way back from school.
PPSÂ explained, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that the stateÂ attorney’s conviction was based on the testimony of Israeli soldiers who claimed that Qasem threw stones, but Qasem has denied the claims.
The courtÂ acquitted the child,Â but suspended the decisionÂ for 72 hours, to make room for an appeal.
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