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Prisoner completes 18 years behind Israeli bars

RAMALLAH, Saturday, July 3, 2021 (WAFA) – A Palestinian prisoner serving a 35-year sentence in Israeli jails for resisting its occupation completed today 18 years behind bars, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

PPS said Safi Bassam Hushia, from the town of Al-Yamun in the north of the West Bank, completed today 18 years behind Israeli bars, during which he was subjected to the Israeli arbitrary punishment policies, including being deprived of family visits for some time.

According to the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission, the number of Palestinian prisoners in Israel is about 4400, including 39 women, 140 minors, 600 sick prisoners, and 350 administrative detainees. A total of 570 prisoners are serving various life terms.


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