AMP congratulates released prisoners and their families; remembers those still incarcerated
The American Muslims for Palestine, a national education and advocacy organization, today congratulates the 26 Palestinians who were released from Israeli incarceration after being held for decades as political prisoners. At the same time we remember the thousands still being held in contravention on international law and vow we will not tire until every last Palestinian is free from occupation and until all Palestinian refugees can return to their homeland.
All of the 26 prisoners released were either convicted of murder or attempted murder. They were thugs. Criminals. Murderers.
Among those released include:
Damouni Saad Mohammed Ahmed, convicted in the brutal lynching of IDF reservist Amnon Pomerantz in 1990.
Massoud Issa Rajib Amer, convicted in 1993 of brutally hacking to death Ian Feinberg. Amer was also convicted of killing three Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel.
Tukeman Yusef Suleiman Mahmed, Abu Hanana Zakariya Udia Usama, and Abdel-Aziz Said Kassam Ahmed, involved in the 1992 shooting death of Moshe Biton.
Samarin Mustafa Kalib Asrar and Kra'an Azat Musa Musa, abducted and murdered Israeli soldier Tzvi Klein in the West Bank in 1992
Abu-Dahila Hasan Atik Sharif murdered his employer Avi Osher.
Gnimat Amar Mahmad Mustafa and Gnimat Mahmoud Mahmad Ziad, convicted in the murder of Meir Ben-Yair and Michal Cohen.
Yosef Mahmad Haza Haza and Beni-Hasan Abdalla Mahmud Otman murdered two hikers
Asor Masbach Khalil Mahmad murdered an Israeli taxi driver David Kaspi
Abed al Raba Nimr Jabril Issa murdered Revital Seri and Ron Levy while they were hiking in 1984
Sabbag Ahmed Mahmud Mahmed , who tortured and killed three Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in 1990.
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