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    • Alex Weiss
    • 24.06.11 | 04:11 (IDT)

    Hamas won't ever release Shalit, he's the only weapon in their arsenal that humiliates Israel. They know that however many innocent Palestinian prisoners are released in exchange for Shalit, within days they will be rearrested and again detained without trial - that's the way the Israeli illegal occupation works. The Israelis only ever pay lip service to International Law and the Geneva Conventions, and Hamas reciprocate in kind.

    from the article: After five years of Shalit deal impasse, recent diplomatic moves bring new hope
    First published 02:03 24.06.11 | Last updated 02:03 24.06.11
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