Noam Schalit: PM has scared public about freeing prisoners

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August 4, 2011 22:07

 
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In response to the release of 200 Palestinian security prisoners, including Hamas members,  on Thursday, Noam Schalit said that these were just a small fractions of the thousands who had been freed since Hamas kidnapped his son Gilad more than five years ago.

The prime minister and his bureau have scared the public and told them that the release of such prisoners in exchange for a soldier, would lead to a new wave of terror attacks and the death of Israelis, Noam said.

Noam added that he and his supporters have repeatedly stated that many freed prisoners are already at large and that terror attacks and terror activity occur irrespective of the reasons that the prisoners have been released.

Hamas has asked for the release of 1,000 prisoners in exchange for Gilad, including those responsible for terror attacks against Israelis.

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