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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.
Palestinian prisoners threaten civil disobedience and hunger strike if demands are not met.
By BEN HARTMAN
If bill passes, arrested terrorists administrative release instead of pardons; option to be re-arrested if they return to terror.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Yesh Atid accepts "softened" version of bill; Likud MK Regev: A hunger strike is terrorism in prison.
I believe that it is permissible, and perhaps mandatory, for each country to act according to its unique culture...The death of any individual adversely affects us all.
By SHIMON GLICK
Israel Prison Service says found four-meter-long tunnel dug as believed escape route in failed bid to flee from Shateh prison.
Israel Prison Service says some 300 prisoners send back meals in one-day act of solidarity; PA minister claims over 5,000 prisoners launch open-ended strike.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Meetings set to take place Friday, after Thursday's talk yielded "no breakthrough," Palestinian source said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,HERB KEINON
There are reportedly still wide gaps between the sides, with Israel insisting on the deportation of 14 Israeli Arabs to Gaza or abroad.
By HERB KEINON
Marking Palestinian Prisoner Day, PA says its ratification of Geneva Convention makes Israel liable for war crimes over prisoner issue; Israeli officials respond: Entire Palestinian leadership should be indicted.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Police and Shin Bet bust ring who allegedly sent messages from Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials to prisoners in exchange for money.
By DANIEL CLINTON
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