Releasing a prisoner from Silwan and another from Esawyeh
December 10, 2013

The Israeli authorities released on Tuesday the 18-year old Jerusalemite prisoner Amer Ziad Kheiri Zidani after spending one year inside the Israeli prisons. He was released from Rimon prison and is a resident of Al-Bustan neighbourhood in Silwan. Amer spent most of his time inside the Israeli prisons in Hasharon prison with the minors and the prison’s administration transferred him to Rimon prison after he turned 18. In a related matter, the administration of “Jalboo” prison released on Tuesday the Jerusalemite prisoner Midhat Tarek Essawi after he had completed his 20-month sentence. The Jerusalemite detainees and prisoners families committee explained that Midhat was arrested on 15/05/2012 and was accused of belonging to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and carrying out activities against the Israeli occupation. He was arrested several times and had spent around 20 years inside the Israeli prisons. Midhat’s only daughter was born few months after he was arrested.