World Bulletin / News Desk
The protesters carried photos of their incarcerated relatives and banners calling for their release from Israeli detention in a protest outside the offices of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
“We are here to show solidarity with our prisoners who suffer in Israeli prisons,” Shukriya Wadi, the mother of prisoner Omar Wadi said.
“We want solutions to end the suffering of our prisoners.” She called for Arab and international intervention to free the prisoners.
According to the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs, more than 6,500 Palestinians, 350 from the Gaza Strip, are currently held at detention facilities throughout Israel.
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Israeli army strikes at al-Bureij refugee camp in Gaza Strip
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Gaza's Palestinians celebrate end-of-Ramadan holiday amid steadily worsening economic conditions
Muslims have gathered at Al-Aqsa Mosque to celebrate the Eid ul Fitr.