Palestinian News Item
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs demands 10% of seats on PLO legislative body be allocated for prisoners and released prisoners
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - May 4, 2018
Headline: “Karake demanded to allocate 10% of the [Palestinian] National Council seats to prisoners and released prisoners"
"Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake yesterday [May 3, 2018] demanded in his speech before the [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the PLO legislative body) - whose 23rd session took place in Ramallah - to allocate 10% of the council seats to prisoners and released prisoners in order to emphasize the importance of the prisoners' issue through its symbols who have served long years in the occupation's prisons."