Israel's sacrifices for Peace: Palestinian criminals to be freed by Israel
Israel is continuing to make tremendous and painful sacrifices for peace. The following
are the names of the prisoners slated for release, as published by the
Israel Prison Service along with their offenses. The release of these criminals was a per-conditon of the Palestinians before they would even sit down and negotiate peace.
There are thugs and murderers. Do not let anyone try and tell you that these are "political " prisoners
Muhammad Yusuf Adnan Elafandi, arrested May 13, 1992, for stabbing two
youths in Jerusalem. After the attack, his life was saved by an Israeli
woman who defended him from a lynch mob. He was convicted of attempted
Farid Ahmed Shahade, arrested February 16, 1985, for
the murder of Yosef Farhan, a suspected collaborator with Israel, in
Yakoub Muhammad Ouda Ramadan, Afana Mustafa Ahmad
Muhammad, and Da’agna Nufal Mahmad Mahmoud, arrested April 1, 1993. The
three were convicted of stabbing Sara Sharon, 37, to death in Holon on
January 20, 1993.
Abu al Rub Mustafa Mahmoud Faisal and Kamil
Awad Ali Ahmad, convicted of murder in the killing of 20-year-old IDF
soldier Yoram Cohen in a shootout in the West Bank town of Jenin. Ali
Ahmad was also convicted of kidnapping, torturing and murdering 15
Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel.
Ibrahim Mustafa Bilal, arrested June 16, 1989, and convicted of
murdering Steven Friedrich Rosenfeld, 48, a US-born immigrant to Israel.
Abu Mohsin Khaled Ibrahim Jamal, arrested April 10, 1991, and convicted
of murder. Abu-Muhsan ambushed Shlomo Yahya, a 76-year-old gardener, in
a public park in Moshav Kadima and stabbed him to death.
Tamimi Rushdi Muhammad Sa’id, convicted of kidnapping and murdering
Hayim Mizrahi at a Palestinian-owned farm outside the settlement of Beit
El, where Mizrahi lived, in 1993. Mizrahi had come to the farm to shop
Silawi Khaled Kamel Osama, one of three Palestinians
convicted in the murder of Motti Biton. Similar to Mizrahi, Biton was
shot while he was shopping for groceries in a Palestinian-owned store.
Afterwards his wife, who was in the car outside, fired at his attackers,
who detonated a pipe bomb and fled.
Sawafta Sudqi Abdel Razeq
Mouhlas, who stabbed Yosef Malka (Malkin) to death on December 29, 1990,
during an attempt to rob his home in Haifa.
Mustafa Nasser, arrested December 20, 1993, for the murder of Morris
(Moshe) Edri. Nasser, a former employee of Edri, 65, ambushed Edri and
stabbed him in the back. After he was apprehended, he said he had
carried out the murder to prove that he was worthy of joining Hamas.
Yusuf Ahmed Nu’aman Al-Shalvi, Mahmad Anis Aiman Jaradat, and Ahmad
Yusuf Bilal Abu-Hassin, convicted of murdering multiple Palestinians
suspected of collaborating with Israel.
Mahmad Naim Shawmra
Yunis, convicted of murder in the death of Yossef Hayun, a police sapper
who was killed while attempting to disarm a bomb in Moshav Shekef in
Mahmud Muhammad Salman, arrested May 6, 1994, and
convicted in the murder of Shai Shoker. Salman strangled Shoker with a
shoelace outside Tira on February 2, 1994.
Ahmed Ibrahim Jamal Abu-Jamal, convicted of attempted murder. Abu-Jamal was slated for release in 2016.
Mahmoud Ibrahim Abu-Ali Faiz, convicted of murdering Ronny Levy.
Zaki Rami Barbakh Jawdat, convicted of murdering Yosef Zandani.
Mustafa Ahmed Khaled Jumaa, convicted of aggravated assault, up for release in 2014.
Abu Hadir Muhammad Yassin Yassin, convicted of murder. Yassin shot
Yigal Shahaf, 24, in the head while Shahaf and his wife were walking
through Jerusalem’s Old City toward the Western Wall. Shahaf died in
hospital on the following day.
Muammar Ata Mahmoud Mahmoud and
Salah Khalil Ahmad Ibrahim, convicted of murdering Menahem Stern, a
history professor at Hebrew University. Stern, 64, a winner of the
prestigious Israel Prize, was stabbed to death while walking to work at
the university’s Givat Ram campus on June 22, 1989. Ibrahim was also
convicted in the murder of Eli Amsalem. In addition, the two murdered a
Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel, Hassin Zaid.
Taqtuq Lutfi Halma Ibrahim, arrested March 3, 1989, and convicted of
murder in the shooting of IDF soldier Binyamin Meisner, on February 24,
1989, in Nablus.