Ezra: Israel should free prisoners who can help in West Bank

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September 23, 2007 11:51

 
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Environment Minister Gideon Ezra, responding to Sunday's cabinet vote to release 90 Palestinian prisoners, said it is better to release prisoners who have been incarcerated for long periods and have less of a chance of recidivism than young prisoners who are more likely to return to terror activity. "Israel should free prisoners who can help the Palestinian government create order in the West Bank," Ezra said.

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