Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh

Ahed was born in 1968 in Beit Furik, near Nablus. He is serving a life sentence plus 5 years after being jailed by an occupation military court, accused of directing the assassination of the notoriously racist tourism minister of the occupation, Rehavam Ze’evi, in October 2001, in retaliation for the Israeli assassination of PFLP General Secretary Abu Ali Mustafa in August 2001.


Walid Daqqa

Walid was born in 1961 in Baqa’ al-Gharbiyya in occupied Palestine ’48. He is known as one of the most prominent thinkers and intellectuals of the Palestinian prisoners’ movement. He was seized by occupation forces on 3/25/1986 on charges of forming a commando cell and kidnapping and killing a Zionist soldier. He was initially sentenced to death, and later the sentence was commuted to 37 years in prison. The occupation added two years to his sentence in 2018, bringing him to 39 years, for allegedly smuggling mobile phones into prison.

Ibrahim Nayef Hamdan Abu Mokh

Ibrahim Abu Mokh is imprisoned in the Negev desert prison. He was seized by occupation forces on 3/24/1986 on charges of capturing and killing an occupation soldier in the occupied city of Umm Khaled in early 1985, after receiving military training in PFLP bases in Syria. He was sentenced to life in prison, then his sentence was set to 40 years.

Life in Prison

Juma’a Ibrahim Adam

Palestinian prisoner Juma’a Ibrahim Adam was born on 9 March 1969 in Sweileh, Jordan, and lived northwest of the city of Jericho, occupied Palestine, in the town of al-Dyouk. He is one of six brothers, and his father died while he was still a young child in 1972. While imprisoned by the Israeli occupation, he lost his mother, and the prison administration did not allow him to see her before her death or to attend her funeral. “The most difficult and painful situation that I went through during my time in prison was the death of my mother,” he said.

Samir Abu Nima

Samir Ibrahim Mahmoud Abu Nima is a resident of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in the occupied city of Jerusalem. The occupation arrested Abu Nima on 10/20/1986 and held him under interrogation for nearly two months, before a life sentence was pronounced against him and he was transferred to Ramon prison. He had been a dedicated struggler in the Palestinian resistance and was involved in a number of armed resistance operations targeting Israeli occupation soldiers.

Ahmad Abu Jaber

Palestinian prisoner Ahmed Ali Hussein Abu Jaber from Kafr Qassem, in occupied Palestine ’48 has been detained since 8/7/1986. The occupation military court sentenced him to life imprisonment plus 10 years, after accusing him of killing an Israeli soldier and an agent of the occupation. He is married and has three children, two sons and a daughter, the youngest of whom was a month old when he was arrested.


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