Photo: PIC
Photo: PIC

Jenin, 22 Jumadil Awwal 1436/1 March 2015 (MINA) – The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) on Thursday evening released Palestinian female detainee Iman Amarna, from Jenin’s town of Yabud, after  23 days in detention

Amarna’s family said the IOA released its daughter at the Jabara military checkpoint, near Tulkarem city, where she was received by her relatives, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

An Israeli court had sentenced prisoner Amarna to 31 days in prison and fined her 5,000 shekels. She was released before completing her prison term.

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) had also detained the captive’s father, Sheikh Izzuddin Amarna, for four days after he was summoned along with his son for interrogation at the Salem military camp in Jenin. He was released later.

Iman Amarna, a law student at Abu Dis University, was kidnapped by the IOF on February 17, 2015 at the Zaatara military checkpoint between Nablus and Ramallah, while she was on her way back home.

After her release, the number of Palestinian female detainees locked up in Hasharon prison has become 19 women, according to Ahrar Center for Prisoner Studies and Human Rights.(T/P008/R04)


Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)