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PA officials visit prisoners' families, including family of imprisoned terrorist behind two major attacks

Headline: "Delegation from the Prisoners' Club and the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs in Qalqilya visited the families of prisoners with the heaviest sentences"
     "A delegation from the Prisoners' Club and from the Ministry of Prisoners' and Released Prisoners’ Affairs in Qalqilya that included the head of the Club, Lafi Nasoura; member of the Club's board of directors, Faisal Shuraim; mother of prisoner Nur Titan, Um Thaer; and director of the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs, Nael Ghannam, visited families of prisoners in honor of Eid El-Fitr. These visits included 30 families of prisoners with the heaviest sentences… Nael Ghannam, director of the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs, noted: 'The prisoners currently suffer from a harsh attack by the [Israeli] Prison Service, but our heroic prisoners are resisting through their resolve.'"

Note: The families visited by the delegation included those of prisoners Muhammad Jaber (15 life sentences); Raed Houtri (22 life sentences); Abd Al-Rahman Al-Haj (1 life sentence); and Ahmed Salami (24 years' imprisonment).
Houtri was behind the recruitment of a number of terrorists who carried out terror attacks in Israel, including a suicide attack in Neve Yamin in March, 2001, in which 2 youths were killed and 83 injured; and the suicide attack at a night club, the Dolphinarium in June 2001, in which 22 people were killed and 83 injured.
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