Bassem al-Saadi

Bassem al-Saadi (بسام السعدي) is a senior member of Islamic Jihad‘s al-Quds Brigades based in the northern West Bank town of Jenin. He was detained by Israel in August 2022.

Al-Saadi was born in 1960 in Jenin refugee camp and has spent some 15 years in Israeli jails. He was reportedly amongst a group of Palestinian Islamist activists exiled by Israel to ‘Marj al-Zahour’ in southern Lebanon in 1992.