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Nakba - May 15, 2012 - 11:26
The deal, announced on Monday, grants better conditions, including family visits, to prisoners held under administrative detention. Part of the deal includes modification of Israel’s administrative detention policy as well. In return, the prisoners agreed to sign a pledge renouncing terrorism, a controversial stipulation that critics say is nonbinding.
"This deal was a serious mistake; instead of making things tougher for the terrorists they are giving them a prize,” said Danon. “The situation for security prisoners must be clear: no family visits, no special benefits. And key prisoners must be in solitary confinement."
[Source: The Times of Israel]