Newly released Shawamreh hospitalized

naim-shawamraNaim Shawamreh, freed Palestinian prisoner, was hospitalized on Wednesday January 1 as his health deteriorated, following his release early Monday morning.

Shawamra spent 19 years in Israeli jails and suffers from muscular dystrophy. He was unable to walk by the time of his release.

He was taken to the emergency room in Dura on Wednesday and then transferred on January 2 to al-Ahli hospital in al-Khalil, reported the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society.