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Fatah calls to release "heroic fighter" prisoner who murdered an Israeli

Headline: “Fatah: Prisoner Karim Younes is a global and national symbol for those who believe in freedom”
“The Fatah Movement demanded the release of the oldest of the prisoners in Palestine and in the world, and emphasized that a Palestinian, Arab, and global opinion must be formulated for the Palestinian prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, and prime among them fighter Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1). In an announcement that was published yesterday, Thursday [Jan. 5, 2017], by the [Fatah] Information and Culture Commission, Fatah saluted the enormous national spirit that has enabled heroic fighter prisoner Karim Younes to stand firm and triumph with the willpower of a free man over the ways and methods of the occupation authorities. The movement again emphasized that fighter prisoner Younes is a heroic symbol of the unity of the Palestinian people’s struggle against the Israeli occupation state and its discriminatory and racist policies, as well as a global symbol for those who believe in freedom and in the inevitable victory of the peoples over injustice.”

Karim Younes - an Israeli Arab serving a 40-year sentence for kidnapping and killing Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg in 1980 together with his cousin Maher Younes. Originally sentenced to life in prison, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced his sentence in 2012.