TITLE

PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);8/8/2011, Vol. 199 Issue 5149, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that 770 Palestinian prisoners including Sheikh Hassan Yousef, former leader of the Islamist Hamas organization in the West Bank, were released by the Israeli government. Sivan Weizman, Israeli prisons' spokeswoman, states that the prisoners had almost completed their terms and were released due to overcrowding. It states that the situation in the prisons is difficult due to recent restrictions according to Yousef.
ACCESSION #
64394369

 

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