PLO senior official responds to female Palestinian lawmaker's arrest

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 2, 2015 14:56

The IDF on Thursday arrested a female Palestinian legislator for violating a military edict forbidding her from leaving the West Bank town of Jericho, according to Israel Radio.

The lawmaker, Khalida Jarrar, is a representative of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the Marxist-Leninist faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

In response to the arrest PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said: “On behalf of the PLO Executive Committee, we strongly condemn today’s arrest of Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Member and a member of the political leadership of the PFLP, one of the PLO’s constituent factions, Khalida Jarrar.


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