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Nassar Taqqa had been held by IPS since June 19 for suspected hostile activity against state security.
Erdan said that "I will not allow an event that glorifies terrorists and violate the Israeli sovereignty to take place in Jerusalem, our capital."
The report, issued to correspond with Prisoners’ Day, also showed that there are 500 Palestinians held in administrative detention without trial or charge.
Palestinians, including many PA officials, have long criticized Israel for detaining suspects for extended periods of time without issuing an indictment.
By ADAM RASGON
Palestinian prisoners regularly undertake hunger strikes to protest their detentions. In May, Muhammad al-Qiq was released on the 94th day of his hunger strike.
Along with the demand, the family is pressuring the Israeli government to use the conditions of convicted terrorists in Israeli prisoners as a means to pressure Hamas.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Outrage in the West Bank following decision.
By JACK BROOK
The question boils down to whether our society should allow those who have taken life to beget life.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
48 join in support against administrative detention.
The Shaul family had filed a petition with the Israeli High Court of Justice to revoke prisoners’ visitation rights, but the High Court rejected the petition on Monday.
What we once did in such situations was we would go and kidnap from the other side, and create new leverage against the other side, rather than releasing more and more terrorists."
By GIL HOFFMAN
US Sen. Dan Coats (R-Indiana) says he is optimistic that the House will adopt his new language for next year's State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Last weekend, Israeli authorities informed her family that she would be released on Sunday.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
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