Palestinian Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh demanded today, Monday, the Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas”, to release its political prisoners.
Muhammad Shtayyeh said during the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers in Ramallah, “The number of political detainees in the Gaza Strip is more than 80 detainees,” noting that “the security services (in the West Bank) do not have any political prisoner, opinion holder, or owner.” Political affiliation. “
He pointed out that “freedoms are protected according to the Basic Law of the Palestinian Authority, and that this is confirmed by the decree of the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas.”
On Saturday, Mahmoud Abbas issued a presidential decree on promoting public freedoms, which included a call for “the release of detainees, detainees, detainees, and prisoners, on the grounds of opinion, political affiliation, or for partisan or factional reasons, all in the territories of the State of Palestine.” This decree came at a time when the Palestinians are preparing to hold their first general elections in 15 years, on the 22nd of next May.
At the time of writing, Hamas did not issue any comment on Shtayyeh’s statements.