BBC celebrates with Palestinian prisoners: Reunited, and it feels SO good!

 

 

“Beyond the narrative woven of lonesome prisoners being able to see their wives and children after years of separation, there lies a fundamental and uncomfortable truth: while some Palestinians are in jail for relatively minor infractions, others are incarcerated for terrorism-related crimes, including murder.

Israel agreed to the move in May, as part of a deal to end a mass hunger strike by the “newest heroes of the Palestinian cause” –  security prisoners including members of Islamic Jihad and other terrorist groups whose entire raison d’etre is to kill Israeli men, women and children in the name of Palestinian liberation.

The BBC’s coverage of this heart wrenching story of fleeting family reunification makes no mention of the murderous acts, mostly against unarmed civilians, that landed many of these Palestinians in Israel’s Ramon prison…”

 

Click below to read the entire essay as it appears in CiF Watch:

http://cifwatch.com/2012/07/19/bbc-celebrates-with-palestinian-prisoners-reunited-and-it-feels-so-good/

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