On Mother’s Day, ‘Israel’ holds 10 Palestinian mothers in prisons

Occupied Palestine (The Inside Palestine)- As many countries around the world celebrate Mother’s Day on Monday, 10 Palestinian mothers held in Israeli jails are denied the right to celebrate this occasion with their children, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said on Sunday.

In a statement, 10 Palestinian mothers, out of 31 women prisoners in Israeli jail of Damoun, have been denied open visits by their children.

Some of those mothers have been also denied ordinary visits, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said, noting that occupation prison authorities have been preventing the female prisoners of holding phone calls with their families.

The Palestinian body identifies three mother prisoners who have been serving year-long sentences: Israa Jaabis from Jerusalem and is serving 11 years; Fadwa Hamadeh and Amani Al-Hasheem, both are from Jerusalem and are serving 10 years.

The club also name the other seven prisoners: Khitam Al-Saafeen, Shatha Awde, Itaf Jradat, Saadiya Frajallah, Farima Alayyan, Yasmin Shaaban and Shorouq Al-Badan.

Al-Badan is an administrative detainee, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Club.

Source: Al-Manar English Website

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