Thursday, April 1, 2010

Hamas MP meets Red Cross representative over prisoners

[ 01/04/2010 - 09:30 AM ]

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- Hamas MP in Bethlehem Khaled Tafesh on Wednesday discussed with the Red Cross representative in the city the conditions of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails.
The lawmaker said that a number of those prisoners suffer serious health problems and are in need of special care on the part of the Red Cross.
He also raised the issue of depriving prisoners of family visits for alleged "security reasons", and the suffering of prisoners during transportation from jails to courts and vice versa.
Another MP Marwan Abu Ras concluded a visit to Mauritania where he met with many lawmakers, partisan leaders and took part in many activities and met with religious scholars and the press.