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On Abbas’ orders, released terrorist prisoners start working in PA Security Forces and PA ministries

Official PA TV newsreader: “According to the presidential order issued by His Honor [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs has begun the initial steps to integrate the released prisoners into governmental positions, both security positions and civilian positions” ...

Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr: “Following His Honor the president’s decision, the integration of the prisoners has begun both in the military sector and in the civilian sector… Every prisoner will fill out a form with the needed information and ask for what he wants, whether in the security or civilian framework.”

Official PA TV reporter: “Designated professional committees of the Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs will work with the Bureau of Public Sector Workers and with the management and organization of the Palestinian Security Committee to integrate the released prisoners… The number of those benefiting from this operation will reach more than 7,000 released prisoners, from among those who receive permanent salaries and were in the occupation’s prisons for five years or more, including the elderly and disabled. They will be employed on the basis of their academic training and the time the prisoner spent in the occupation’s prisons.”

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