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June 23, 2011

Netanyahu: Israel to toughen conditions of Palestinian prisoners

Prime minister announces that Israel will stop giving benefits to terrorists such as enrollment in academic studies, says 'the celebration is over'; Noam Shalit responds to Netanyahu, expresses doubt Israel will manage to pressure Hamas to release Gilad.

http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/netanyahu_israel_to_toughen_conditions_of_palestinian_prisoners_20110623

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday that he plans on toughening the conditions of Palestinian security prisoners in Israel’s prisons.

“I have decided to change Israel’s treatment of terrorists sitting in prison,” Netanyahu said during the closing statements at the Presidential Conference in Jerusalem. “We will give them all that they deserve according to international law but nothing beyond that.”

Netanyahu said that he is required to respect Israeli law, international law, and international trust but nothing beyond that, so Israel is taking a series of steps to change prisoners’ conditions.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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