Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs: Imprisoned Palestinian terrorists are “fighters for freedom”
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - July 10, 2016

Headline: “[Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa] Karake: The defense of the prisoners’ issue and their rights constitutes the defense of human justice”

“Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that ‘The defense of the prisoners is defense of human justice, human values, and human culture, and it is necessary to come out against the Israeli attack of the prisoners’ issue in political, legal, and humanitarian ways.’

Karake noted that there is an Israeli campaign in the international arena, whose goal is to deny prisoners their humanity and status as fighters for freedom and for the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination.”