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June 23, 2011

Hamas rejects Red Cross demand to prove Shalit is alive

Hamas spokesman says the aid group should focus on ending the suffering of Palestinian prisoners instead of getting 'involved in Israeli security games' to reach the captured IDF soldier.

http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/hamas_rejects_red_cross_demand_to_prove_shalit_is_alive_20110623

The International Red Cross on Thursday urged Hamas to provide proof abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit is still alive, a request which the Islamist group quickly dismissed.

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told Reuters in Gaza “The Red Cross should not get involved in Israeli security games aimed at reaching Shalit. It should take a stand that results in ending the suffering of Palestinian prisoners.”

Senior ICRC officials say their message was transmitted privately to the militant Islamist group in the Strip several weeks ago.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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