West Bank, ALRAY - There are three mothers among 16 female prisoners held behind the Israeli bars in Hasharon prison, according to Ahrar Center for Prisoners Studies.
Center’s Director Fuaad al-Khafsh said that the three prisoners are: Nawal al-Sa’di,52, from Jenin, who is a mother of five children, was arrested on 5 November 2012. She is suffering from high blood pressure, noting that she is the oldest female prisoner.
Intisar al-Sayyad from Jerusalem is a mother of four children. She was a arrested on 22 November 2012, sentenced to two years and a half allegedly accused of trying to stab an Israeli settler.
Al-Sayyad has been suffering from asthma and dyspnea (shortness of breath).
Prisoner Rana Abu Kweik,32, from Ramallah, who is a mother of four children, was arrested recently on 25 November 2013 and interrogated for 11 days.
Fuad al-Khafsh added that mother prisoners in the Israeli jails sufferes a lot as the Isreali occupation intentionally deprives them from seeing their children especially in the first days of their arrest.