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February 18, 2013 8:44 pm

Palestinian Arabs Riot in West Bank, Call for Release of Prisoners

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Screen shot of Riots outside Ofer Prison February 15, 2013. Photo: Channel 2

Ynet – Palestinians blocked roads and held marches across the West Bank on Monday to protest the fate of thousands of prisoners held in Israeli jails and demand the release of four detainees on hunger strike.

The hunger strikers include Samer Issawi, 35, whose health has severely deteriorated after staging an on-again, off-again strike for more than 200 days. The men were all in stable condition, said a spokeswoman for Israel’s Prison Authority, Sivan Weizman.

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  • Lawrence Kulak

    Anybody see Monte Hall because I WANT TO PLAY LETS MAKE A DEAL!!! If the imprisoned Arabs agree never to set foot in any part of Israel including the West Bank and Gaza Strip we will deport them (free them) to any one of the 22 Arab countries of their choice. Only a fool would turn down that deal and choose to stare at iron bars in an 8 by 8 cubicle. And the Jews will not have to pay for their shawarma.