Tubas, ALRAY - Palestinian detainee Naji Bishart, who was sentenced to life in prison, has marked his 19th year in Israeli jails.
The Israeli occupation authorities detained Bishart when his only daughter was three years old.
Bishart, a 44-year-old resident of the occupied West Bank town of Tammun in Tubas, is now incarcerated in the “Nafha” desert prison.
According to Palestinian figures, over 4,500 Palestinians, including 40 women and 170 children, are currently languishing in Israeli detention jails.
At least 700 of the prisoners suffer from chronic illnesses and require regular medical care, 10 of them are suffering from different types of cancer.