Schools in the Jabal Al-Mokabber are have been suspended, following the arrest of two Students’ Families’ Committee members, Jerusalem’s Wadi Hilweh Information Center has reported.SFC members Mahmoud Eweisat and Omar Eweisat were taken into custody by Israeli police, while the director of the elementary girls’ school was brought back to her post ‘to practice her work as usual’.

According to head of the committee, Abdelkarim Lafi, well-known figures and locals of Jabal Al-Mokabber have announced the suspension of all schools in the area, until the committee members are released and the director is dismissed for financial fraud.

The allegation was reportedly confirmed by the municipality and the Ministry of Education, after two years of investigations.

Details: ‘Jerusalem; Palestinian Schools In Jabal al-Mokabber On Strike’