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Israel releases Palestinian Authority lawmaker after 20 months detention 

Having served 15 months after conviction for inciting violence and “promoting terrorist activities,” back in 2015, Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was released again, this time after having been held under administrative detention since July 2017.

By The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff


The family of a Palestinian Authority lawmaker said Israeli authorities have released Khalida Jarrar after 20 months of holding her in detention without raising charges.

The lawmaker’s husband, Ghassan Jarrar, said she was freed on Thursday.

The 56-year-old Khalida Jarrar was held under administrative detention, an Israeli policy that permits holding people for months at a time without charges. Continue Reading »