Al-Ghoul: IOA still detains 36 MPs and 3 former ministers
The minister of prisoners” affairs in the PA government in Gaza, Mohammed Al-Ghoul, sent his congratulations to MP Ibrahim Abu Salem on his release after serving 38 months in Israeli occupation authority (IOA) jails.
Ghoul pointed out that the release of MP Abu Salem decreases the number of MPs detained in IOA prisons to 36 out of 132 MPs, in addition to 3 former ministers.
The minister labeled the IOA arbitrary arrest of MPs and former ministers as illegal and in contravention of international conventions and charters, adding that international laws don”t permit the detention or prosecution of members of parliament.
He called on the international community to enforce and implement the law upon all without exception.