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Palestinians mark 40th anniversary of Prisoner’s Day

Activists target Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation over investments in security company linked to Israeli prisons.

Palestinians and activists are holding demonstrations around the world to mark the 40th Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. 

According to Israeli human rights group B’Tselem, Israel is holding 4,881 Palestinian prisoners, including 183 minors.

Many online are using #PalestinianPrisonersDay#PrisonersDay and #Free_Palestinian_Prisoners: