October 26, 2021

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Israel releases Palestinian MP after two years in prison

Ramallah, September 26 (Prince Latina) Israel today released after two years of imprisonment, lawmaker and leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Khaleda Jarrar, who had prevented her in July from attending her daughter’s funeral.

Soon, the governor of Ramallah, Laila Ghannam, welcomed Jarrar, 58, who is best known for fighting in defense of Palestinian women and detainees in Israeli prisons.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Jarrar was elected in 2006 to the Palestinian parliament, then head of the prisoners’ body in that legislative council, in addition to his participation in the task force tasked with filing a complaint against the State of Israel before that. International Criminal Court.

Last March, she was convicted of belonging to that organization, but was released on Sunday because most of her sentence had already been served in the pre-trial period.

Tel Aviv considers the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine a terrorist group, like the rest of the Palestinian formations that fight the occupation and support the establishment of a national state.

His 30-year-old daughter, Suha, died of cardiac arrest last July, but the Israeli authorities refused to grant her permission to attend the funeral.

‘It was a tough time.’ But I felt that his spirit was with me.

mgt / rub

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