GOC of the Home Front Command issues order against Head of the Northern Islamist Movement

Date: 22/10/2009, 12:18 PM    

On Sunday (Dec. 20), Raed Saleh Saliman Mahajna, Head of the Northern Islamist Movement received an order forbidding him from entering the area of the Jerusalem. The order was issued by the GOC of the Home Front Command, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, on the grounds of ensuring the security of the State of Israel and maintaining public peace and order.

The order was issued based on information presented by security officials and with the authorization of the political echelon. It will be in force for three weeks. During this time, Mahajna will be able to make appeals against the order. In addition, during this time the option of extending the order for an additional six months will be considered.