Palestinian detainee obtains Master’s degree while in prison

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A Palestinian man currently detained in prison has successfully obtained a Master’s degree from the West Bank’s Birzeit University. Zakaria Zubeidi, who is one of six prisoners who escaped from Israel’s Gilboa prison in September last year, received his degree in Contemporary Arab Studies, reported Arabi21. Due to his detention, his daughter Samira said that she received her father’s certificate on his behalf, according to a post on Facebook. He is also a former leader of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin, as well as the co-founder of the Jenin Freedom Theatre. His brother, Daoud Zubeidi, …

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