|The caption on this AFP photo reads: "Samer al-Issawi's mother attends |
a solidarity sit-in outside the Red Cross offices in Jerusalem"
Samir Tariq Ahmad Muhammad is one of the 1,027 Palestinian Arab terrorists who walked free in October 2012 as Israel bowed to jihadist extortion in the Shalit Transaction to secure the release of a young hostage illegally held for more than five years by the terrorists of Hamas. You can see him in the published Israel Prison Service list issued at the time: look for ID number 037274735.
He is behind Israeli bars again and - for the present - there is no other Israeli hostage whose life can be cynically traded for the freedom of terrorists like him. So he and others have moved on to Plan B.
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road to becoming an icon in
Issawi's original sentence was 26 years "for a terrorist act" but he had served only six years