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How sickening can PA hypocrisy get over the Palestinian prisoners' issue?

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What does the Palestinian Authority care about the conditions of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails? If the rhetoric of Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh is all we have to go on, the narrative is no more than a façade. He has appealed to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the UN to ensure that the prisoners are not subjected to torture.

Reports in Israeli media, based on an unnamed source within the Palestinian Authority, suggest that Ramallah was involved in locating and recapturing the Palestinian prisoners who escaped from Gilboa Prison last week. The deal was that they would be captured alive and there will be an easing of the conditions in which Palestinian prisoners are held by Israel.

What can be gleaned from the latest collaboration with the occupation state is that security coordination remains "sacred" for Mahmoud Abbas. Indeed, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has ensured that it remains so, with the latest concessions offered in return for strengthening the........

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