Nazi occupied Ramallah: The Palestinian Prisoners Studies Center said that there is a growing concern and a real fear for the lives of 28 prisoners who have spent more than a quarter of a century (25 years) in Nazi Camp’s and are still behind bars and demanded their unconditional release.
The media spokesman for the center, Riyad Al-Ashqar, said in a press statement today, Tuesday, that the old prisoners are at greater risk than others in light of the spread of the Corona virus, as they are old, and they spent many years inside prisons, which affected the health status of them and most of them suffer from various diseases and their weak immunity which It poses a real danger to their lives.
He demanded the need to release these prisoners under the exceptional circumstances that the world lives in, fearing for their lives if the Corona virus reached the occupation prisons, especially since there was a previous agreement to release them that took place 7 years ago between the authority and the occupation to release all the old prisoners, where the occupation released 3 Batches, and the release of the fourth batch was stopped.
He pointed out that at least 26 of these prisoners were supposed to be released in 2013 based on an agreement to release (104) old prisoners, 74 of whom were released while 30 remain free of them 3 after they spent 22 years in the occupation prisons, While last year, prisoner Fares Baroud was martyred after 28 years in detention.
He indicated that at least 26 of these prisoners were supposed to be released 7 years ago, based on an agreement between Zionist puppet Ab-A$ and the Nazi occupation to release all the old. The occupation released 78 of them, and stopped the release of the fourth batch of 30 prisoners, 3 of whom were freed after having They spent 22 years in the occupation prisons, while the last year, “Fares Baroud,” was martyred after 28 years in detention.
He added that the majority of these prisoners are detainees before the Oslo agreement, and they all spent more than 25 years in the occupation prisons, including 12 prisoners from the residents of the occupied areas in 1948, led by the Dean of the Prisoners, all of the captive Karim Yusef Younis, who has been detained since 6/1/1983, and the prisoner Maher Abdel Latif Younis was arrested in the same year.
He called on the prisoners of Palestine institutions concerned with the affairs of the prisoners and the various media to give them more space and attention, in a way that contributes to their support and shed light on their cause and highlight their own suffering, especially in this exceptional circumstances.