I didn't know that Hamas was the standard by which Israel wanted to be judged in its treatment of prisoners. But then I didn't know that we'd have an administration that thought that al Qaida should be the standard the US should aspire to in treatment of prisoners. Well, the US finally elected an administration that doesn't aspire to make al Qaida the standard for the US. Maybe someday, Israel will some day elect a government that doesn't think Hamas should be the Israeli standard. Maybe.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: Israel restricts Palestinian lawyers' access to West Bank detainees