Home Prisoners 28/May/2023 02:03 PM

Palestinian prisoner completes 22 years in Israeli jails

RAMALLAH, Sunday, May 28, 2023 (WAFA) – Palestinian political prisoner in Israeli jails Abdul Rahman Weshah completes today 22 years behind Israeli prison bars, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society.

Weshah, who hails from Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, was arrested on May 28, 2001 and was sentenced to life in prison for his resistance of the Israeli occupation.

He is one of 25 Palestinian prisoners who were detained by Israeli occupation authorities prior to the 1993 Oslo Agreement and who are still in prison until today. 

Israeli authorities are still incarcerating more than 4,600 Palestinian and Arab prisoners for resisting its occupation of the Palestinian territories.


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