Solitary confinement turns Palestinian inmate into mental wreck

HEBRON, Palestine Life had come to a standstill for Yousef Shahateet, 73, and his wife in 2004, when their 17-year old son Mansour was arrested by the Israeli security agencies. But, more shock was in store for the elderly couple when their son, released on April 11 after spending 17 years in Israeli prisons, could not recognize them. The years of solitary confinement had turned Mansour into a psychological wreck. After two years of trial, the Israeli court had sentenced him to 17 years of imprisonment on charges of stabbing…

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Muslims in MP offer Eidgah to set up Covid care centre

New Delhi: Muslims from Mandideep area in Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district have offered 5-acre Eidgah and one more premises to set up Covid Care centre, Free Press Journal reported. The Eidgah can accommodate 100-beds and another place near a graveyard can be used for 60 beds. Haji Sohail Khan said a team of more than three dozen volunteers are ready to serve at centres set up by district administration. “It is up to district administration to use the space as Covid Care Centre, a vaccination centre or for anything to combat…

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Jamaat-e-Islami Hind President calls upon cadre to serve people amidst second wave of pandemic

New Delhi, 23 April 2021:  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has called upon its cadre to serve people during the second wave of the pandemic. In an online speech, primarily addressing to the JIH members and sympathizers, Mr.Husaini said: “As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hits us with all its ferocity, I call upon the cadre of the Jamaat to dedicate themselves for the cause of helping and serving the people of our country. Our work shall mainly be on the three fronts: Creating awareness, serving…

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