Gallery: Gazans prepare for prisoner exchange

By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
October 17, 2011 15:51

Families of Palestinian prisoners anticipate their homecoming in the first stage in the Gilad Schalit/prisoner exchange deal.




Gaza Prep Gallery 311 R. (photo credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem )

Israel and Hamas will carry out a deal to swap kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on Tuesday.

In Gaza, families of the jailed Palestinians prepared for their release. 

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Palestinian women holding pictures of their imprisoned sons called for their release during a demonstration at the International Red Cross headquarters in Gaza City on October 17, 2011. Israel publicized on Sunday the names of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners it will free in exchange for Schalit.

In Gaza city, a Palestinian prints posters in preparation for the prisoner swap on October 16, 2011. The posters read, "Loyalty to the free".


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