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Palestinian families await prisoner release

Al Jazeera speaks to the family of a Palestinian detainee waiting to be freed after 20 years behind bars.

Last Modified: 30 Jul 2013 20:12
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As a first step in peace talks, Israel said on Sunday it would release 104 Palestinians imprisoned before the 1993 Oslo accords, some of whom are said to have been involved in attacks on Israelis.

Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh spoke to the family of one of the detainees waiting to be freed.

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