He has been diagnosed with chronic diseases, including hypertension and diabetes. Human rights groups warned of a projected exacerbation to rock Qubha’s health as a result of deliberate medical negligence in Israeli jails.
Qubha’s family said the Israeli Salem military court in western Jenin province issued a 12-month prison-term and another 18-month suspended sentence, along with a fine of 2,000 shekels, against their relative.
Qubha’s wife said the occupation court charged her husband with involvement in popular campaigns to support Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails.
She added that her husband was arrested in May from his own family home in Jenin and is currently locked up in the Israeli Meggido jail, in 1948 Occupied Palestine.
Qubha has spent a total of over 12 years in Israeli lock-ups.