Hamas releases 84 prisoners for Ramadan

The Hamas movement announced the release of 84 prisoners in the Gaza Strip on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Hamas releases 84 prisoners for Ramadan
The Hamas movement announced the release of 84 prisoners in the Gaza Strip on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The director of Gaza's central prison, Ali Hamid, said at a press conference that the 84 prisoners had been sentenced over criminal and security-related charges as well as disturbing public order.

After the release, some 270 people would remain held in the central prison, he said.

AFP
Last Mod: 13 Eylül 2007, 13:39
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