Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar jailed by Israel for six months without trial


MP and campaigner Khalida Jarrar has been imprisoned over her links to a group that Israel considers a terrorist organization. Ten other Palestinian politicians are currently being detained under a controversial law.

Palestinian politician Khalida Jarrar was ordered to be detained for six months without trial by Israeli authorities, the prison support group Addameer said on Thursday.

The 54-year-old was arrested earlier this month because of her membership of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which Israel considers a terror organization.  The PFLP is a left-leaning faction opposed to peace with the Jewish state.

At the time of her arrest, Israel’s internal security service said Jarrar had been “promoting terror activities,” without giving further details…

Read more : Deutsche Welle, 13.07.2017