Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Israeli court extends administrative detention of female prisoner for 4 months

[ 05/04/2011 - 12:46 PM ]

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- An Israeli court extended the administrative detention of female prisoner Kifah Qutaish, 38, from Al-Beira town for more four months.
Director of Ahrar center for prisoners' studies Fouad Al-Khafsh said it was the third time an Israeli court extended Qutaish's administrative detention one day before her release from jail on the fifth of April.
Khafsh added that this woman has been in Hasharon jails since 01/08/2010 and suffer from a rare incurable condition preventing the flow of blood to the extremities of her body in addition to hypertension and other ailments.

He appealed to the European network for defending Palestinian prisoners to necessarily shed light on the suffering of prisoner Qutaish and urge international institutions to secure her release.
In a separate incident, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Tuesday kidnapped 10 Palestinian citizens from Awarta village, south of Nablus, and Al-Khalil city, according to local sources.
Among the detainees were two brother under age 18 and they were kidnapped during a raid on their home in Aroub refugee camp, north of Al-Khalil.