World Bulletin / News Desk
It has been revealed that nine Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons currently hold the record for the longest prison sentences on earth. The current record holder, Abdullah Ghaleb al-Barghouthi is serving 67 life sentences.
The director of PACPS told Ma'an that Israel is currently the only country in the world that does not limit the amount of life sentences that can be given to prisoners and the only country that allows open-ended prison sentences.
Al-Barghouthi has been in prison since 5 March 2003. The remaining eight longest sentences were given to:
Ibrahim Jamil Hamid, detained on May 23, 2006, sentenced to 57 life sentences.
Hussain Abdul Rahman Salama, detained on May 17, 1996, sentenced to 48 life sentences and 20 years.
Mohammad Attiya Abu Warda, detained on November 4, 2002, sentenced to 48 life sentences.
Mohammad Hassan Arman, detained on August 18, 2002, sentenced to 36 life sentences.
Abbas Mohammad Al-Sayyed, detained on May 8, 2002, sentenced to 35 life sentences in prison and 150 years.
Wael Mahmoud Qassem, detained on August 18, 2002, sentenced to 35 life sentences and 50 years.
Anas Ghaleb Jaradan, detained on May 11, 2003, sentenced to 35 life sentences and 35 years.
Saed Hussam al-Tubasi, detained on Nov. 1, 2002, sentenced to 31 life sentences and 50 years.Last Mod: 07 Ekim 2013, 17:36