Israel frees man jailed for 40 months without trial
Published Sunday 03/03/2013 (updated) 04/03/2013 13:02
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israel on Sunday released a 41-year-old Palestinian after detaining him since October 2009 without charge or trial, a prisoners group said.
Mazin al-Natsheh, from Hebron was held in administrative detention since Oct. 7, 2009, the Ahrar center said in a statement.
Israel has detained al-Natsheh eight times. He was arrested for the first time aged 19, in 1991.
Center director Foad al-Khafish said Israel's use of administrative detention orders, which can be renewed indefinitely, is difficult for Palestinian families as they do not know when their relatives will be released.