Monday, April 6, 2009

Israeli court sentences young woman to 6 years for resisting occupation

[ 06/04/2009 - ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- The Israeli central court in Tel Aviv on Monday sentenced the Palestinian young woman Wurud Qassem, 20, to six years in jail after finding her "guilty" of assisting in a resistance operation.

Local sources noted that the Israeli prosecution had asked for 20 years for Qassem, who had already spent three years in Israeli jails.

The indictment list said that she joined in an operation to transport an explosive device from Palestinian territories to Ra'nana in the Palestinian lands occupied in 1948 and recruited another person to carry out the mission of exploding that devic