Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh and two other Palestinians are expected to be released on bail Tuesday morning from the Israeli Ofer prison.The three will be released on bail equal to 500 Shekels each. No court hearing was assigned for them.
Dr. Qumsiyeh together with 11 other Palestinian and international peace activists and reporters were detained Sunday by the Israeli military as they attempted to march to the old village of al Walaja, near the West Bank town of Bethlehem, to mark the 63rd anniversary of Al-Nakba.
The seven arrested international activists have been subsequently released while four Palestinians remain in custody in Atarot prison in Jerusalem.
Dr. Qumsiyeh is the Chairman of the Board of the Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement Between People (parent organization of the IMEMC).