Amir was in a Palestinian prison because he was accused of giving information to Israel concerning attacks on the Jewish people. That information saved the lives of Israelis, but in the eyes of the Palestinian Authority (PA) it was a betrayal.
Men and women who give information to Israel are considered traitors to the Palestinian people. When caught, these so-called "collaborators" are arrested, tortured and many times killed. He was set free by Israeli troops and given permission to reside in Israel proper. read more