List published of prisoners to be freed in Schalit deal

16.10.2011                      18.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 2

Diplomatie:

List published of prisoners to be freed in Schalit deal

In order to allow public 48 hours to appeal prisoners' release to High Court; among those set to be freed are Park Hotel attack planner Nasser Yataima and Sbarro bombing accomplice Tamimi Ahlam.

The Prison Service on early Sunday morning published a list (Excel sheet) of the Palestinian prisoners slated for release in the first stage of an exchange deal that will see captive IDF soldier Gilad Schalit returned to Israel. According to Israeli law, the government must provide citizens 48 hours to appeal the release of the prisoners.
The first group of 477 prisoners, whose names were published Sunday, are expected to be released on Tuesday at the same time that Hamas hands over Schalit. The list includes 450 males and 27 females….