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Palestinian ex-detainee Khalida Jarrar visits her daughter’s grave

Occupied Palestine (The Inside Palestine)- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member, Khalida Jarrar, broke down at her daughter’s grave after her release from an Israeli prison yesterday.

In a video circulating on social media, Jarrar can be seen crying at her daughter’s grave. She had made her way to the cemetery immediately after being released from prison where she completed a two-year sentence and was denied day release to attend her daughter’s funeral.

Fifty-eight-year-old Jarrar was detained from her home in Ramallah city on 31 October 2019 and accused of membership in the PFLP, a group banned by Israel.

In July, her daughter Suha who was found dead near a medical complex in Ramallah, her family said she died of natural causes.

Some 4,500 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli jails, 41 of whom are women, 160 children, and 360 others are being held under administrative detention – without charge or trial, according to the United Nations official data.

Source: Middle East Monitor

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