IOF arrests wife of prisoner and her baby boy

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested the wife of a Palestinian prisoner and her baby boy while on her way to
visit her husband Tareq Eduais in Ofer prison near Ramallah on Monday.

The Palestinian prisoner society said in a statement that the IOF soldiers detained Suha Abu Munshar and her one and a half year old infant Anwar claiming that she was trying to smuggle a mobile phone to her husband.

The statement said that Suha was taken to Hasharon jail along with her baby.

The society denounced the detention of the woman and her child and urged human rights groups to intervene and demand her immediate release. It noted that the woman was due to appear in court in Ofer on Tuesday where military judges would look into a request for her release.

The Palestinian center for the defense of prisoners had said in a statement on Monday that the IOF troops detained 123 Palestinians
since the beginning of Ramadan, which started on 1st August, adding that most of them were liberated prisoners.

( / 17.08.2011)

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