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Released, Palestinian Khalida Jarrar visits her daughter's grave

"Despite how bad I feel today after losing my beloved daughter Soha, I still have hope because of you. I survived the past months because of the all the love I received from the detainees around me"

September 27, 2021 at 9:04 am

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member, Khalida Jarrar, broke down at her daughter’s grave after her release from an Israeli prison yesterday.

In a video circulating on social media, Jarrar can be seen crying at her daughter’s grave. She had made her way to the cemetery immediately after being released from prison where she completed a two-year sentence and was denied day release to attend her daughter’s funeral.

Fifty-eight-year-old Jarrar was detained from her home in Ramallah city on 31 October 2019 and accused of membership in the PFLP, a group banned by Israel.

In July, her daughter Suha who was found dead near a medical complex in Ramallah, her family said she died of natural causes.

Some 4,500 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli jails, 41 of whom are women, 160 children, and 360 others are being held under administrative detention – without charge or trial, according to the United Nations official data.

READ: Daughter of PFLP leader Khalida Jarrar died of natural causes