12 Countries to Organize Protests in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners (VIDEO)

Women speak during a weekly sit-in by prisoners' relatives and supporters at the office of the Red Cross in Gaza. (Photo: Joe Catron, MEE, file)

Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) Chairman Qaddura Fares said in statement on Monday that 12 countries were set to stage various sit-in protests in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons. 

Fares said that the sit-ins would take place on Tuesday on the occasion of International Political Prisoners’ Day, and International Human Rights Day, which took place on Dec. 10th. 

The 12 participant countries are Spain, US, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Canada, France, South Africa, Cuba and Chile. 

Fares added that the sit-ins were organized with the foreign countries in coordination with PPS and Palestinian NGO Human Rights Defenders, located in the southern occupied West Bank city of Al-Khalil (Hebron). 

(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)

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