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Israeli Arab detainees refuse to be included in prisoner release deal

(JNS) — The attorneys of several Israeli Arab detainees informed the Israeli State Attorney’s Office and Justice Ministry on Wednesday that their clients refuse to be included in a prisoner release deal with Hamas.

On Monday, Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office released a list of 50 female prisoners in Israeli jails that would be added to the 150 prisoners slated for release as part of a prisoner-exchange deal with Hamas.

Of those 50, 22 were Israeli Arabs arrested after Oct. 7 for online incitement in support of the terror gro...

 

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