There has been a sharp increase in the number of Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel over the past year.
Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.
Situation in Gaza is becoming “increasingly urgent” as 100,000 people remain displaced due to destruction Israel wrought last summer.
The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.
Reports in Israeli and Palestinian media say that the two Palestinian resistance groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad have set forth the following conditions for a ceasefire and 10-year truce with Israel.
All parties must step up efforts to release prisoners, says Palestinian jailed by Israel for 27 years.
Wael Abu Rida holds Egyptian nationality but crisis in Cairo means his abduction has gone largely unnoticed there.
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