Israel has agreed to free hundreds of prisoners - Hamas continues to refuse to deal. They say they will not budge, but they have already budged from their original position. I assume the families of the prisoners wasting away in Israeli prisoners want them released If the Palestinian public cares at all about their prisoners rotting in Israeli prisons they will pressure Hamas to agree to a deal that has been on the table of some time.
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from the article: Noam Shalit appeals to Palestinian public to back prisoner swap