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  7/8/2012, Tammuz 18, 5772

PA Campaign to Free Sick Prisoners


Isa Karaka, the Palestinian Authority Minister for Prisoner Affairs, announced, Sunday, the opening of an information and legal campaign for the release of sick security prisoners held by Israel. The announcement came during a visit with the families of sick prisoners Mansour Aziz Mukadi, who is serving a life sentence, and Rami Ratav Al-Dich.

Karaka said, "There are 19 sick prisoners in the Ramle Hospital under very severe conditions and their life is in danger." He claimed, "The hospital is worse than jail and even worse than isolation."