Palestinian Mother Sentenced to 10 Years

March 25, 2018 7:27 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0
25 Mar
7:27 PM

The Israeli central court at Salah Eddin Street, in Jerusalem, sentenced a woman from the Silwan neighborhood, in occupied East Jerusalem, to 10 years imprisonment, and ordered her to pay a fine of 5,000 shekels ($1,400), according to local WAFA sources.

Amani al-Hashim, a mother of two children, was detained in December of 2016, after she allegedly attempted to ram her car into Israeli soldiers at Qalandia checkpoint, on Ramallah-Jerusalem road. She is currently being held in the Israeli prison of HaSharon.

According to a statistic by the Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association, the total number of Palestinian political prisoners incarcerated in Israeli jails has reached 6,171, including 350 minors, as of December, 2017.

(photo: Al Ray)

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