ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
No more perks for Marwan Barghouti in prison, terror victim’s family demand
by Yair Altman
April 30, 2021
Legal advocacy organization Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center has submitted an urgent request to the heads of the Israel Prison Service demanding Palestinian arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti be denied visits and other perks. Shurat Hadin submitted the request in the name of the parents of Ronen Landau, who was murdered in a 2001 terrorist attack in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Ze’ev. In the letter, the advocacy group asserted Barghouti, who is currently serving five life sentences, had received excessive and unreasonable benefits that other security prisoners do not have access to due to foreign consideration. They further noted that Barghouti, a popular figure with Palestinians, had either explicitly or in an implied manner been allowed to engage in political activity in the Palestinian Authority from within prison walls and even run in the upcoming Palestinian elections for PA president. READ MORE
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