Tag: Israel Prisons Service

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Nearly 200 Palestinian Prisoners Quit Hunger Strike

At least 86 Palestinian prisoners said Saturday they were ending their hunger strike, the Israel Prisons Service said. They joined some 100 other prisoners who ended their strike on Friday.

Moshe Katsav

Ex-President Katsav Denied Early Release From Prison

The Times of Israel reports:  Israel Prisons Service parole board rejected Wednesday a plea for the early release of former president and convicted rapist Moshe Katsav, after delaying the decision twice in the past week. His attorney said the decision