Gaza, Alray - Palestinian premier Deputy Head of the Political Bureau Hamas Movement Ismail Haniyeh said the brave resistance which freed the prisoners under Shalit swap deal would not let them down.
Haniyeh addressing the Palestinians behind Israeli jails from before the main office of High Representative for the United Nations after Taraweeh prayer - extra prayers performed by Muslims at night in the holy month of Ramadan- said Monday "it’s our commitment to free you, our heroes, you are at the top of the priorities of the Palestinian resistance. "
He called on Kingdom of Jordan to “shoulder responsibility for Jordanian prisoners battling Empty Stomachs to harness its international relations free the prisoners held in prisons for the sake of Palestine”.
"Abdullah Barghouti is going on hunger strike in defiance of the Israeli jailers and in an emphasis on the path of resistance to free land and Man," he said, pointing out that “our prisoners in Israeli jails are prisoners,”
Haniyeh questioned the position of the UN High Representative and the Secretary-General and Security Council on the UN resolutions on the status of prisoners, and on Israel’s oppression and terror towards them.
The Palestinian minister addressed them as saying “you should bear the responsibility towards the thousands of prisoners; this silence on the Israeli, torture and isolation of men, and women and on Israeli occupation’s sadism cannot be interpreted but in the context of the conspiracy against our people and our prisoners and resistance movements."