Yoman Geva 221, 1960

Fishermen of Snunit Boat Return to Israel After Imprisonment in Turkey

1960
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Five Israeli fishermen that were arrested with their boat Snunit near Tukey and charged with infiltrating into its territorial waters are released after 14 months in prison. Captain Rafael Paldi and sailors Stephan Shpilman, Matityahu Rosenzweig, Meir Sharabi, and Yehuda Kaher were sentenced to five years incarceration but were pardoned as a part of a general amnesty. The fishermen land at Lod Airport and hug their relatives.

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