Palestinian political prisoner completes his 17 years in Israeli detention

RAMALLAH, Friday, March 27, 2020 (WAFA) – Palestinian political prisoner in Israeli detention, Shadi Mahmoud Suqia, 38 years old, entered today his 18th year behind bars, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

Suqia, who comes from the West Bank city of Jenin, was arrested in 2003 and was sentenced to 30 years in jail for his activism in the resistance against the Israeli occupation.

He is one of more than 5,000 Palestinian and Arab prisoners in Israeli jails serving various sentences for resisting the Israeli occupation of their homeland.

Source: Wafa News.

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