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The government's goal was to use the deal to improve Prime Minister's Benjamin Netanyahu's image before the upcoming elections, according to the report.
The party is over," Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said at a press conference.
The video was taken at the Kishon Prison in northern Israel where Barghouti was transferred to solitary confinement after the hunger strike began.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
‘This is not a negotiation between two equal parties.’
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
‘I don’t care if I go bankrupt,’ says Jerusalem store owner.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Red Cross meets with inmates.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,ADAM RASGON
Palestinian leaders have warned of a possible “uprising,” if the prisoners’ demands are not met.
By ADAM RASGON
More than a thousand Palestinian prisoners, led by Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who was convicted of five counts of murder, are carrying out a mass hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
The Prisons Service denies allegations that security prisoners are mistreated.
By BEN LYNFIELD,ADAM RASGON
The strike, started by Marwan Barghouti, calls for better conditions for prisoners, including expanded visitation rights and installation of public phones.
By BEN LYNFIELD,LAHAV HARKOV
Hamas leader Abdul Rahman Shahid called for violent resistance in the wake of the death.
Palestinians, including many PA officials, have long criticized Israel for detaining suspects for extended periods of time without issuing an indictment.
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