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  Nissan 24, 5773 , 04/04/13

Report: PA to Seek Release of Ailing Prisoners

Sources close to Chairman Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said, Thursday, that they intend to ask Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to act for the release of sick PA prisoners being held by Israel, according to a Thursday evening report by Channel 10 Television.

The report follows the cancer death of 64-year-old Hamas oMaisara Abu-Hamdiyeh in Israeli custody. PA officials were cited by Agence France Presse as saying 25 of those prisoners were also suffering from cancer..

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