20.11.07 NOTIFICATION IN RESPECT TO THE RELEASE OF PALESTINIAN PRISONERS
In order to advance and strengthen the dialogue between the State Of Israel and the pragmatic elements in the Palestinian Authority headed by the President of the Palestinian Authority Abu Mazen and the legitimate government headed by Prime Minister Salim Fayad , the Government of Israel decided on November 19 ,2007 to shorten the term of imprisonment of approximately 450 Palestinian Prisoners .
The Ministerial Committee appointed by the Government of Israel, confirmed on an individual basis, . the release of 431 Palestinian prisoners whose names appear on the attached list
The Government's decision was reached following the meeting of the Coordinating Committee, headed by the Director-General of the Ministry of Justice which included representatives of all the relevant authorities connected with the matter (General Security Service , Israel Defense Force , Israel Prison Service and Ministry of Justice ) who examined the suitability of the Palestinian Prisoners to the criteria fixed by Government Decision No. 606 dating from 27 July 2003
In accordance with the decision of the Government, the list doesn't include prisoners with "blood on their hands".
It should be noted that the decision in respect to the prisoners release was conditional to the agreement of the relevant authorities and after considering any objections that were raised.
For inquires or further information please contact:
the Department of Pardons at the Ministry of Justice –
Tel : 02-6466801/2/3/4/ between 08:30-16:00.
PRISONERS LIST: לחץ כאן