Daughter of Palestinian Leader Khalida Jarrar Found Dead
Palestinian police open an investigation into the death of the daughter of Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar; her family indicates death is by "natural causes" according to the initial report.
The Palestinian police announced that they found Suha Jarrar's body near the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah, stating that the security services opened an investigation to determine the circumstances of death.
The Jarrar family announced the death of Suha Jarrar, the daughter of the imprisoned PFLP leader Khalida Jarrar, indicating that it was 'natural' and adding that she was already suffering from diseases.
The family's statement said that "the initial report" shows that "the cause of death was a severe heart attack, knowing that she was previously suffering from some diseases and minor symptoms."
ربط الله على قلب الأسيرة خالدة جرار في سجون الظلم الإسرائيلي وكتب لها الصبر على هذا المصاب.. pic.twitter.com/qbiLoVPv3G— آمِنَة (@amenaashkar93) July 11, 2021
Khalida Jarrar is one of the most prominent Palestinian political and societal figures. She was known for her political, national, and feminist activism and was arrested several times on this basis; the last of which was her arrest at the end of 2019.
صور تجمع القيادية بالجبهة الشعبية الأسيرة خالدة جرار مع ابنتها سهى التي توفيت الليلة في بيتها برام الله.#فلسطين pic.twitter.com/JUjJ2uy390— المركز الفلسطيني للإعلام (@PalinfoAr) July 11, 2021
Jarrar is one of the prominent leaders in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and was elected as a member of the previous Palestinian Legislative Council.
During her last detention period, Jarrar was subjected to psychological torture and was deprived from family visits under the pretext of COVID-19. Her family was able to visit her only 3 times during the past year and four months.