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New Group of Palestinian Terrorists Set to be Released

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Families of terror victims protest in Tel Aviv. Photo: Orit Zehavi, Tazpit News Agency.

Times of Israel – The Israel Prison Service published the names late Sunday night of 26 Palestinian prisoners set to be released over the next 48 hours as part of a deal to keep the US-brokered Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on course. All are convicted murderers.

Six of the inmates have been imprisoned for just under 30 years, one of whom was due to be released in four years. All were imprisoned for murders committed before the signing of the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. A government statement said earlier that  21 of the inmates were from the West Bank and five were from the Gaza Strip.

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