::'Abd al-Majid Nimer Zaghmout


Category::february    ENGMDE::library    Amnesty::amnes    Al-Majid::death    Index::prisoner    Amnesty::nimer

Abd al-Majid Nimer Zaghmout (died 15 February 2000) was a Palestinian national imprisoned in Syria who was described by Amnesty International as "possibly the longest-serving arbitrarily detained political prisoner in the Middle East". At his death, he was arguably the longest-serving political prisoner in the world.

'Abd al-Majid Nimer Zaghmout sections
Intro   Prior to arrest    Arrest    Trial and conviction    Order for release    Death    References   

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Prior to arrest