Hamdi Quran
Hamdi Quran is a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is a Palestinian Marxist-Leninist organisation founded in 1967. It has consistently been the second-largest of the groups forming the Palestine Liberation Organization , the largest being Fatah...

. He grew to prominence when he assassinated Rehavam Ze'evi, the Tourism Minister of Israel
Tourism Minister of Israel
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. Quran was imprisoned by the Palestinian National Authority
Palestinian National Authority
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 in a Jericho
Jericho ; is a city located near the Jordan River in the West Bank of the Palestinian territories. It is the capital of the Jericho Governorate and has a population of more than 20,000. Situated well below sea level on an east-west route north of the Dead Sea, Jericho is the lowest permanently...

 prison guarded by American and European guards. In 2006, Israeli Defense Forces besieged the prison and took Quran to Israel
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i custody. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
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