This Thursday, Mia Schem, the young woman of Chilean origin who was kidnapped by Hamas on October 7, was released.
As confirmed by Israel’s ambassador to Chile, Gil Artzyeli the Chilean’s grandson was one of the captives released.
“The kidnapped Chilean origin Mía Schem has just been released, in the midst of a Palestinian crowd shouting against her. “His face says it all” he explained.
“The various testimonies from the kidnapped reveal the appalling conditions and physical and psychological abuse which they received from their Palestinian captors,” he added.
Schem’s disappearance was reported by the Jewish Community of Chile a week after the Islamic group’s attacks in Israel.
The young woman, 21 years old, was at the festival “Tribe of Nova”, a few meters from the Gaza Strip, at the time he was kidnapped by Hamas militiamen.
Mia is her granddaughter Zeev Scharf an 83-year-old Chilean who, along with his family, is desperately searching for the woman.
It should be noted that despite having a Chilean grandfather, the young woman is an Israeli since she was born in central Israel. As it happened, a few weeks before his abduction he finished the military service.
Schem took a course to become a professional tattoo artist in the days when the conflict between Israel and Hamas began to escalate.
Let’s remember that on this day Qatar, the country that acts as a mediator, announced that the two parties reached an agreement to extend the humanitarian truce for one more day.
“The Palestinian and Israeli sides have reached an agreement to extend the humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip for one more day (today, Thursday) under the same previous conditions,” said Qatari Foreign Ministry spokesman Majid al Ansari.
Through a statement, he specified that these conditions are “a (temporary) ceasefire and the entry of humanitarian aid,” stressing that the extension of the ceasefire “was reached within the framework of joint mediation by the State of Qatar, the Republic. Arabic from Egypt and the United States.”