By Gadi Zaig, JPost—
Solidarity events were called in downtown Ramallah and Gaza City to show support for the six security prisoners who broke out of an Israeli prison on Monday.
There are also planned marches and rallies taking place in Nablus, Hebron, and Bethlehem, the Safa Press Agency reported.
Palestinian factions have been calling on people to stand up to IDF troops who have deployed throughout the West Bank in search of the fugitives, according to the Palestinian Information Center.
The organization also reported: “Loudspeakers in a large number of West Bank mosques call for people to take to the streets to participate in marches in support of prisoners after sunset prayers, and to head towards Israeli checkpoints and seam points to confront the occupation.”
These announcements came after previous events that occurred on Wednesday, where Islamic Jihad prisoners set fire to mattresses in seven cells at the Ketziot Prison in the Negev, with another two fires breaking out in Ramon prison. Continue Reading…