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PA Minister of Justice claims that Palestinian “prisoners are not terrorists,” PLO official Karake encourages Palestinians “to declare and ignite their rage”

Headline: "Ramallah and El-Bireh marked the 69th anniversary of the Nakba"

"Large crowds in Ramallah and El-Bireh marked the 69th anniversary of the Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel), which occurred this year on the 29th day of the freedom and dignity [hunger] strike, with mass central events that ended in serious confrontations with the occupation forces…
[PA] Minister of Justice Ali Abu Diyak said in a speech on behalf of the [PA] leadership and government: 'Our prisoners are not terrorists. They are the pioneer army of their people and freedom fighters. They are victims of the occupation, which is itself a war crime and organized state terror against the land, holy sites, and man. The world must determine and declare that the occupation is the terror'…
Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs [Issa Karake] called on the crowds in a speech on behalf of the prisoners to declare and ignite their rage, alongside their sons who are about to die due to the stubbornness of the occupation authorities and their refusal to negotiate with the leaders of the strike over their demands. He added: 'We've had enough and are finished with talk. Time has turned into a noose that is tightening around the necks of the striking prisoners, in order to implement the premeditated death sentence against them. You must declare your rage against the occupation that insists on its failing attempt to break their willpower and their strike, and in light of the unjustified international silence… Fatah Movement Central Committee member Abbas Zaki said: …'Those who are calling for war against terror are liars as long as they do not declare that the occupation is the worst type of terror, and that Israel is committing organized state terror, and adding racism and fascism to it."