Israel expels Hamas lawmaker from Jerusalem to West Bank

07.12.2011                      11.Kislev. 5772

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Israel expels Hamas lawmaker from Jerusalem to West Bank

Ahmad Attoun, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, spent 70 days in an Israeli jail for being illegally present in the city.

Israel expelled a Hamas member from Jerusalem on Tuesday, releasing him from prison at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the city where he crossed into Palestinian Authority-controlled Ramallah.
Ahmad Attoun, whose Israeli-issued permit to reside in Jerusalem was revoked in 2006, had spent 70 days in an Israeli jail for being illegally present in the city, his lawyer said….