Palestinian youth sentenced to 30 years in Israeli prison

An Israeli military court sentenced on Wednesday 26-year-old Palestinian prisoner Mamdouh Amr to 30 years in jail over charges of  murder. 

The Hebrew-speaking Yedioth Ahronot newspaper claimed the young man carried out an anti-occupation stabbing attack some three years ago against Israeli soldiers near a Bus station in Gush Etzion settlement outpost, illegally built on Palestinian land south of Bethlehem.

An Israeli soldier was pronounced dead and another injured in the alleged anti-occupation stabbing.

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In July 2016, the young man was shot and injured by the Israeli military before he was detained at an Israeli hospital.

Source : The Palestinian Information Center