An Israeli military court yesterday sentenced 17-year-old boy Palestinian, Ayham Sabbah, to 35 years in prison and fined him one million shekels ($0.27 million), Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.
Ayham was charged over an alleged stabbing attempt which was said to have taken place in 2016.
He was arrested because he had nailcutter
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Ayham Sabbah, 17yrs, Palestinian boy was sentenced by Israeli court to 35 years in prison over alleged stabbing attempt.
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Israeli occupation arrested a lot of Palestinians for having scissors, kitchen knives,,,,#IsraeliCrimes pic.twitter.com/cLF5FxuFth
— Motasem A Dalloul (@AbujomaaGaza) December 18, 2018
At the time, both he and Omar Al-Rimawi were arrested aged only 14 years old. Both were shot and seriously wounded. Omar later succumbed to his wounds while Ayham survived.
Both were accused of attacking Jewish settlers at a supermarket in the occupied West Bank.
An Israeli military court on Sunday sentenced Palestinian teen Ayham Bassem Sabbah to 35 years in prison & a fine of NIS 1.2 million, for the killing of an Israeli soldier in a West Bank settlement in 2016.https://t.co/kpF9TL6TSyhttps://t.co/TVbPFCKIe2 pic.twitter.com/ewqobgKpj2
— Ben White (@benabyad) December 18, 2018
The PLO’s Prisoners Commission criticized the harsh sentence, which was passed by the Israeli military court at Ofer, near Ramallah, describing it as unfair.
(MEMO, PC, Social Media)