Days of Palestine

Wednesday, March 29

Palestinian prisoner completes 16 years behind Israeli prison bars

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Days Of Palestine – Ramallah

A Palestinian prisoner serving a life sentence completed today  16  years behind Israeli  prison bars, said the Palestinian prisoner society ( PPS).

Sami Jaradat , 49, from  the village of Silat al- Harithiya, northwest of the northern West Bank city of  Jenin, was arrested on October  22, 2003 and sentenced  for life in prison for resisting  the Israeli occupation.

He has been denied family visits several times and placed numerously in isolation as a means of punishment against him. Jaradat is suffering various health diseases, including  high blood pressure, stomach pains and urinary problems resulting mainly from the Israeli policy of medical negligence, said the PPS.