Israeli court decides Manasra no longer ‘terrorist’, yet still in prison

Ahmed Manasra (C), a 14-year old Palestinian boy, leaves the District Court in Jerusalem after his sentencing hearing on November 7, 2016. (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN — On Wednesday, an Israeli court dropped the description of “terrorist” in the case of Palestinian prisoner Ahmed Manasra, but passed his case to a government committee to discuss in the presence of a legal team, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

The committee is expected to hold its session very soon, said his lawyer, Khaled Zabarka.

Manasra was arrested by the Israeli occupation forces in 2015, when he was 13 years old. He “suffers from a chronic mental illness and his psychological condition is very serious”, said his lawyer, adding that Manasra is currently in solitary confinement in the Eshel detention center, in Bir Al Sabe.

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