Human chain in Amman in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

[ PIC 16/10/2012 – 06:38 PM ]

AMMAN, (PIC)– The Jordanian youth campaign to support the prisoners in Israeli occupation jails staged, on Monday, a sit-in in the form of a human chain in the capital city of Amman.

Dozens have participated in the sit-in that came in coincide with Prisoners Day and the anniversary of a Wafa al-Ahrar deal.

The participants, who wore clothes in support with the prisoners in Israeli jails, performed acts symbolizing the prisoners’ suffering.

The participants held banners denouncing the Israeli practices against the prisoners and supporting the prisoners’ humanitarian rights.

Families of prisoners living in Jordan participated in the sit-in such as the prisoner commander Ibrahim Hamed’s family.

Meanwhile, a mother of two Palestinian prisoners from al-Khalil sentenced to life imprisonment has died on Monday without seeing her sons.

Lamia Youssef Abdullah Qawasmeh, 56, mother of the two prisoners Hatem and Hazem Qawasmeh sentenced to life in prison ten years ago for being affiliated with al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, has died on Monday morning in Aliya government hospital after suffering a stroke, human rights sources confirmed.

The sources added that Qawasmi, whose house was demolished and all her children were arrested by the Israeli occupation, was always participating in solidarity sit-ins and tents in support of the prisoners and her sons despite her ill-health.

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