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Saturday April 18, 2015 - 04:19
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi stated:

“Today, we honor and express our solidarity with all Palestinians who have been and continue to be imprisoned in Israeli jails. We commend their steadfastness, courage and determination in defiance of Israel’s military occupation and system of enslavement and apartheid.

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Saturday April 18, 2015 - 04:12
Five Palestinians were shot and dozens suffered excessive tear gas inhalation as Israeli forces violently suppressed protests marking Palestinian Prisoners Day across the West Bank, on Friday. Full Story
BIlin Weekly Protest - Popular Resistance Committee
Saturday April 18, 2015 - 01:51
Two persons have been injured, and scores suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements, in Bil’in village near Ramallah. The protest also marked the Palestinian Prisoners Day, and commemorated the death of Bassem Abu Rahma. Full Story
Israeli Soldiers, File - PNN
Friday April 17, 2015 - 12:06
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday at dawn, two Palestinians in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Jenin after storming several homes and searching them. Israeli extremists force a Palestinian out of his land near Hebron. Full Story
Mahmoud Abbas - president.ps
Friday April 17, 2015 - 08:56
On Thursday evening, just a few hours before April 17, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the release of all political prisoners, held by Israel, is a top priority and one of the cases to be filed to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Khaled Sheikh After His Release - Still Image From Palestine TV Video
Friday April 17, 2015 - 04:57
The Israeli Authorities released on Thursday at night child detainee, Khaled Sheikh, 14, from Beit ‘Anan in occupied Jerusalem, while his family and scores of residents waited, and welcomed him. Israeli soldiers earlier stormed the Betunia nearby town, and kidnapped two children. Full Story
File - Palestine Remembered
Friday April 17, 2015 - 03:01
As part of the Israeli “Absentee Property Law," The Israeli Supreme Court approved, Thursday, a law allowing the Israeli government to confiscate Palestinian property in occupied East Jerusalem if the owners resides in the West Bank, or the Gaza Strip. Full Story
Image By Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Silwan
Thursday April 16, 2015 - 22:44
A young Palestinian man was shot in the eye by an Israeli rubber-coated metal bullet, on Wednesday evening, and three others shot in the legs, in the el-‘Eesawiyya town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem. Full Story
Dehseishe Invasion - File, Palestine Today
Thursday April 16, 2015 - 21:37
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the Deheishe refugee camp, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and clashed with local youths; one Palestinian was injured, and many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. The army also kidnapped three children in Betunia, near Ramallah; nine Palestinians injured. Full Story
Palestinian women demonstrate for the release of detainees (image by Joe Catron)
Thursday April 16, 2015 - 08:59
April 17 is Palestinian Prisoners Day, the day of National, Arab and international solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel and facing serious, continuous (and escalating) Israeli violations. Full Story
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