Releasing the Jerusalemite Amal Shawish
April 22, 2015

The Magistrate court in Beer Sheva decided on Wednesday to release the 48-year old Jerusalemite prisoner Amal Mahmoud Shawish. Amjad Abu Asab, head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee, explained that the District court decided to release Amal Shawish on conditions of house-arrest and a financial bail of 15 thousand NIS; note that she has to attend court on 29/4/2015. Abu Asab explained that Shawish was arrested on 4/3/2015 when she visited her son Mohammad Jawdat Shawish in the Negev prison; Mohammad is sentenced for five years in prison. The occupation authorities accused Amal of attempting to smuggle-in cell phones to the prisoners.