Netanyahu will not release Palestinian prisoners - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Maggie
    • 25.06.10 | 20:01 (IDT)

    By leaving Shalit a prisoner, Netanyahu has an endless excuse to display how 'cruel' Hamas is. If Shalit was freed he might have to bow to international pressure to seriously consider Hamas as part of a peace plan. He does not want that, he wants the settlements, E Jerusalem, the further denigration of Palestinians. He is just playing games with Shalit and the thousands of Palestinian prisoners who also continue to suffer endlessly.

    from the article: Punishing the Palestinian people won't free Gilad, Sarkozy tells Shalit family
    First published 19:18 25.06.10 | Last updated 19:18 25.06.10
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