Detention of Palestinian political prisoner Zaher Shishtary extended

zaher-shishtaryThe occupation military courts extended the arrest and detention of Zaher Shishtary, coordinator of the committee of Palestinian factions in Nablus and spokesperson for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, on January 8. Shishtary was seized on October 4, 2013 as offices and homes were raided in the Nablus area by occupation military forces.

Palestinian activist Myassar Atyani reported that the Salem military court extended his detention until his next hearing on February 5. He is being held in Megiddo prison.