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Palestinian activist jailed for West Bank protest must be freed

Headline Title:  Palestinian activist jailed for protest must be freed 07 November 2012 A Palestinian activist jailed for protesting against Israeli settlements in the West Bank must be released, Amnesty International has urged.An Israeli military court yesterday sentenced Bassem Tamimi to four months in prison and fined him 5,000 Israeli shekels (about US$1,280) for his part in a demonstration against Israeli settlements on 24 October. As part of a plea bargain, the military judge also imposed a three-month suspended sentence that will remain active for three years.“This unjust jail…

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