Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike after deal with Israel

Jun 25, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT
Relatives and family members wash posters of Palestinian leaders as they wait for the arrival of Adnan Al-Afandi who served 23 years in Israeli Prison and is expected to be released tonight as part of the 26 prisoners that will be released as part of terms of the renewed U.S. brokered peace talks on December 30, 2013 in Bethlehem, West Bank.
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 Some 120 prisoners ened a two-month hunger strike after Israel made limited concessions; about 75 participants required hospitalization. Although Israeli authorities agreed to remove punishments imposed in prison, the policy of detention without trial that sparked the strike remains in place. 

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