The Palestinian national and Islamic factions organized on Tuesdays afternoon a sit-in demanding the release of Al Sheikh Zied Zakarnah in front of the Red Cross office in the West Bank city of Jenin, local sources reported.

The participants waved Palestinian Flags and called for the release of all Palestinian prisoners including Sheikh Zied Zakarnah whose health is deteriorating due to his bad prison conditions.

Zakarnah who is the director of Islamic WAQF office in Jenin and the head of Al-Zakat committee in the city was arrested last September is suffering heart problems and diabetes, family members reported.

Residents from the city, representatives from different political fractions and families of prisoners joined the activity.