A Palestinian security official stated Tuesday that the murderer of Israeli-Palestinian director, Juliano Mer-Khamis, is still at large as DNA tests exonerated a suspect who was detained by the security forces following the murder.Adnan Dameery, spokesperson of the Palestinian Security Forces, stated that the investigation is still ongoing.

Dameery made his statements during a press conference that was organized by the Palestinian Government and the Center for Strategic Studies and Research.

The Israeli-Palestinian director was shot dead by a gunman, on April 4th, as he was leaving the Freedom Theater that he ran in the Jenin refugee camp, in the northern part of the West Bank.

Mer-Khamis is the son of a Palestinian father from Nazareth and a Jewish Israeli mother.

Dameery said that President Mahmoud Abbas has repeatedly reiterated that human dignity is more important than the law as laws were created to protect the
citizens, and to ensure their dignity and security.

The official thanked the media for their role and their transparency, especially in monitoring the conducts of the police and the security forces.