Long Time Prisoner al-Maqt Back to Freedom in Occupied Golan
Al-Maqt was arrested on August 23, 1985 and was sentenced to 27 years in jail on the charge of resisting occupation. He moved into several jails throughout the period of his imprisonment.The released prisoner is from Majdal Shams in the occupied Syrian Golan. He was born in April 17, 1967 and was brought up within a family known for its struggle against the occupation in the Golan.In a statement to SANA, al-Maqt saluted his homeland, Syria, and its great people, brave army and the wise political leadership with President Bashar al-Assad on top.
He reiterated resolve to continuing resistance against occupation after he returned to his family in the occupied Syrian Golan.
He stressed that the national unity and the brave Syrian Arab Army are a redline, adding that Syria will triumph against the conspirators.
Al-Maqt addressed the Israeli occupation with a message of challenge and steadfastness saying that he will support the resistance led by Damascus until the Israeli occupation is expelled from the Syrian Golan and security and stability are restored to the homeland.