Fida Kiwan (photo: official website, from Facebook)
Fida Kiyoan, a resident of Haifa who was sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates for drug trafficking, received amnesty and landed in Israel - this was learned this evening (Saturday) by Walla!.
Kivan, whose death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment after two appeals, approached Ramadan with the help of her lawyers Tami Ullman and Shadi Srouji to President Yitzhak Herzog, the Emir of Dubai and the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates with a request for her release on humanitarian grounds.
Kiwan, a resident of Haifa, traveled to Abu Dhabi more than a year ago following an invitation from an acquaintance from the Palestinian Authority for work in the field of graphics.
About a week after her arrival, various types of drugs, including cocaine, were discovered in her apartment in commercial quantities.
In a hearing that scandalized Kiwan's sentence, it was learned that the Israeli woman was framed by a police agent.
This, after an undercover investigation by the police in the United Arab Emirates collected intelligence information about an agent abroad who organizes gangs for drug trafficking in the country. On the evening of March 4, 2021, in front of the residential and hotel towers "Ora Harbor" in the Marina district of Dubai, the undercover agent waited for the direction claiming that he was interested in buying drugs , and arrested her at the end of the deal.
After her arrest, Kiwan's car was searched, where receipts were found for the transfer of funds to a woman in the United States in the amount of approximately NIS 17,000. In July of last year, her death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment, which was defined as 25 years, and tonight it was learned that She was returned to Israel.
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