High Court tem­po­rar­ily freezes house de­mo­li­tion of Barkan ter­ror­ist fam­ily

The Jerusalem Post - - NEWS - By YONAH JEREMY BOB

The High Court of Jus­tice tem­po­rar­ily froze the de­mo­li­tion of the home be­long­ing to the Barkan ter­ror­ist, pend­ing a hear­ing on both sides of the is­sue, ac­cord­ing to me­dia re­ports Thurs­day.

Ear­lier this month, 23 year-old Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alwa shot dead Kim Le­ven­grond-Ye­hezkel, 29, of Rosh Ha’ayin, and Ziv Hagbi, 35, from Ris­hon Lezion at work in the Barkan in­dus­trial zone.

He is also sus­pected of shoot­ing a third woman, se­ri­ously in­jur­ing her.

The IDF an­nounced ear­lier this week that it was go­ing to par­tially de­mol­ish the Na’alwa’s fam­ily’s home.

The High Court de­ci­sion does not mean that the de­mo­li­tion was blocked – it typ­i­cally ap­proves the vast ma­jor­ity of de­mo­li­tions re­quested by the IDF. Rather, it means that it wishes to hear the fam­ily’s ar­gu­ments against the de­mo­li­tion be­fore it rules.

Al­though the freeze was tem­po­rary, a range of politi­cians and groups on the Right framed the de­ci­sion as the court pro­tect­ing ter­ror­ists’ fam­i­lies.

(Ro­nen Zvu­lun/Reuters)

SOL­DIERS PA­TROL at the scene of the Barkan in­dus­trial park ter­ror­ist at­tack last month.

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