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Palestinian Government Official Released From Israeli Occupation Custody

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RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities on Sunday evening released Jamil al-Barghouthi, the head of the Palestinian Authority committee against the separation wall and settlements, from Ofer prisoner west of Ramallah.

Al-Barghouthi was detained from Nabi Saleh village on Saturday during a march marking the 39th anniversary of Palestinian Land Day.

Al-Barghouthi was appointed to replace Ziad Abu Ein who died after being assaulted by Israeli soldiers during a demonstration in the village of Turmusayya in the Ramallah district on Dec. 10.

Author: OccPalGaza

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