- Rami Aman was arrested for setting up a Zoom call between Israeli and Palestinian peace activists.
- He received pressure from Hamas officials to divorce his wife — the daughter of a high-ranking official.
- Aman eventually signed the divorce papers but remained in jail for two more months, AP reported.
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Palestinian activist Rami Aman has said that he was forced by the militant group Hamas to divorce his then-wife in order to secure his release from a Gaza prison, according to the Associated Press.
Aman told the news agency that after months of pressure from Hamas officials, he eventually gave in to pressure and went ahead with the separation.
The demand that he divorce her is thought to be a move by the militant group to distant itself from Aman’s decision to engage in discourse with Israeli peace activists last year, AP reported.