Behind the Scenes of Parole Deal Israel Agreed to Release Hunger-striking Palestinian, Fearing West Bank Riots

Samer Issawi was released from prison in the Shalit deal and arrested again 10 months ago after violating parole; he will serve another 8 months in prison and have to remain near his East Jerusalem neighborhood afterward.

Fearing that hunger-striking Palestinian security prisoner Samer Issawi might die behind bars,

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