Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Israel releases two Ramallah Hamas leaders

Ramallah – Ma’an – Israel released two Hamas leaders from a prison camp in the Negev desert after holding them for 19 months without trial.

Israeli soldiers seized Hassan Abu Kwaik, 52, and Faraj Rumaneh 37 during a raid on Al-Am'ari Refugee Camp in Ramallah.

Both men had previously served five years in Israeli jails.