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Syrian Freedom Fighter Sidqi al-Maqt Vows to Continue Struggle against Occupation and Its Mercenaries

QUNEITRA, (ST)- Sidqi al-Maqt, Dean of the Syrian and Arab Prisoners in the Israeli occupation jails, has stressed his determination to continue the struggle from inside the prison cell against the occupation and its mercenaries from  Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists. He stressed loyalty to his homeland, Syria, and to Syria's steadfast people and legendary army led by President Bashar Al-Assad.

Zionist Occupation Authorities Sentence Syrian Freedom Fighter Sidqi al-Maqt to 14 years in Jail

QUNEITRA, (ST)- The Israeli occupation authorities on Tuesday issued a 14 –year sentence against the dean of the Syrian and Arab prisoners in the Israeli jails Sidqi Sleiman al-Maqt for his role in uncovering the Israeli entity's support for the terrorist organizations in Syria.

Ahmad Sheikh Abdul Qader, Governor of Quneitra,  condemned the occupation's unfair decision which came after the trial of al-Maqt had been postponed many times.

The unjust ruling against freedom fighter Sidqi al-Maqt aims to punish him for his national stances and for his role in exposing the support of the Israeli occupation for the terrorist organizations in Syria, said the governor. It comes within the framework of the occupation authorities' persistence in its policy of harassment against the steadfastness of the people of the occupied Syrian Golan who insist on adhering to their lands and to the Syrian Arab identity despite the occupation's oppression and inhuman practices against them, he added.

Syrian Detainee Sidqi al-Maqt Defies Occupation Authorities over Their Support to Terrorists

QUNEITRA – The Syrian detainee Sidqi al-Maqt affirmed his adherence to his legal and national right of exposing the close relation between the Zionist occupation authorities and the armed terrorist groups such as Jabaht al-Nusra.

According to SANA, al-Maqt, a resident and freedom-fighter in the occupied Syrian Golan, is a long-time prisoner in Israeli jails. He was re-detained by the Israeli authorities on February 25th, 2015, after he had already spent 27 years in Israeli prisons and was released in August 2012.

Calls for Releasing all Syrian Prisoners from Occupation's Jails Renewed on Syrian Prisoners Day

QUNEITRA, (ST)- The Committee for Supporting Syrian Prisoners and Detainees in the Israeli jails has condemned the Zionist occupation's continuous policy of detention and arrest against the people of occupied Syrian Golan, stressing that these policies violate international law and the Fourth Geneva Convention relating to the treatment of civilians under occupation.

Marking the Syrian Prisoners Day, which falls on April 21st,  the committee issued a statement condemning the barbaric treatment of Syrian captives in the Israeli jails, urging the International Red Cross Organization and other humanitarian and human rights bodies to assume their legal responsibilities towards this issue. It called on these organizations to pressure the occupation authorities as to stop its arbitrary detention policy against the people of occupied Syrian Golan and to release all prisoners with the dean of the Syrian prisoners Sidqi al-Maqt on the top of the list.

Syrian Captive Iyad al-Jawhari Released from Occupation's Jails following Five Years of Detention

QUNEITRA, (ST)–Following five years of arbitrary detention, the Israeli occupation authorities on Monday freed Syrian captive, Dr. Iyad al-Jawhari, one of the locals of Majdal Shams town in the occupied Syrian Golan.

 "Resistance against the Israeli occupation is legitimate and national. It is a state of awareness about defending the homeland which is currently confronting a global terrorist war led by western and Israeli Mossad's intelligence rooms aiming to undermine resistant thinking," al-Jawhari told SANA.

He said "resistance of the people of occupied Syrian Golan carries on the heroic deeds and sacrifices of the Syrian Arab army, which has been fighting  terrorist organizations for years, and reiterates that the occupied Golan is an integral part of Syria."