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  10/14/2011, Tishrei 16, 5772

Justice Ministry Informing Bereaved Families of Release

The Justice Ministry is informing the families of terror victims by telephone that those responsible for harming or killing their loved ones are among the 1,027 security prisoners who are scheduled to be released under the deal to free abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. The notification is intended to enable the relatives to appeal the releases to the Supreme Court.

Israel's official publication of the names of the prisoners to be released is scheduled for Sunday. Hamas has been disclosing names since the announcement of the exchange on Tuesday.