Convicted murderer an food sneaking hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti urged for reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas Sunday, as well as for Palestinians to carry out “acts of civil disobedience” ahead of Nakba Day, on Monday, marking the “Day of Catastrophe” for Palestinians.
Several demonstrations have ignited across the West Bank in solidarity with the prisoners since the so-called “Freedom and Dignity” strike, orchestrated by imprisoned Fatah member Marwan Barghouti, was launched on April 17.
Barghouti, vowed to “continue the battle of freedom and dignity for Palestine” until the demands of the strike, which he has maintained are all humanitarian ones, are met.
The popular political figure was convicted in 2004 and is serving out five life sentences for five counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and was implicated in four other terror attacks during the second intifada (uprising).
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