When Palestinian jail hurts more than Israeli incarceration
Although he served some nine years in Israeli jails, Zakaria Zubeidi's belly is full. But he's not blaming Mahmoud Abbas.
He was waiting for us at the entrance to his handsome and well-appointed stone house, atop the hill on which the homes of Jenin refugee camp residents are perched. Skinnier than ever - he lost seven kilograms in hunger strikes - Zakaria Zubeidi, the "cat with nine lives," was finally released on bail after being detained for five months in the Palestinian Authority's Jericho prison without trial. He...
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