Palestinian prisoner release on track after court ruling




 
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Palestinian prisoner release on track after court ruling
 
August 13th, 2013  
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Palestinian prisoner release on track after court ruling
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel was set to free 26 Palestinian prisoners within hours to help underpin renewed peace talks, after its High Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal against their release by relatives of some of the Israelis they killed. Authorities planned to transport the group from jail in the dead of night in the early hours of Wednesday. The men, arrested between 1985 and 2001, were to return to homes in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. ...




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