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Prisoner Abu Hashem enters 22nd year of imprisonment in Israeli jails

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Gaza13Feb3GAZA (PNIC):-Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies stated on Tuesday that the Palestinian captive Iyyad Abu Hashem, 41, of Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip, has entered the 22nd year of imprisonment in Israeli jails, which is the last year of his sentence.

The spokesman of the Center, Riyad al-Ashqar, said that Abu Hashem was arrested on February13, 1997 after the charge of stabbing a Jewish settler at Rafah border crossing. As a result, he was sentenced to actual imprisonment to 16 years.

Ashqar elaborated that Israeli courts issued an additional sentence to 6 years against detainee Abu Hashem for hitting one of the Israeli jailers in Nafha prison, which made him serving a sentence to 22 consecutive years of which he has already spent 21 years.

 
 
 
 
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