Dogged by dissent, Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners




 
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Dogged by dissent, Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners
 
October 30th, 2013  
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Dogged by dissent, Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners
By Dedi Hayoun OFER PRISON, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, the second stage of a limited amnesty designed to help U.S.-sponsored peace talks that have been dogged by divisions on both sides. The inmates, convicted of murder in the killing of Israelis before or just after interim accords were signed two decades ago, were bussed from jail at midnight to welcoming parties in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. ...




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