Thursday, October 31, 2013
Controversy as Palestinian prisoners freed
Ramallah, Occupied West Bank - Twenty-six Palestinian prisoners, some held in Israeli jails for more than two decades, were released to their families in a "gesture of good faith" by Israel's government.
But critics say Tuesday's move should have been made decades ago under the Oslo Accords, and that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is milking the release for its own political gain.
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Controversy as Palestinian prisoners freed - Features - Al Jazeera English