Nablus, Israel - State of
PALESTINIAN WOMAN HOLDS PICTURES OF HER FOUR SONS HELD IN ISRAELI
PRISONS IN NABLUS.
Palestinian woman Suad Boshkar (R) holdsphotographs of her four sons
held in Israeli prisons as she attends a rally demanding freedom for
all Palestinian prisoners in the West Bank city of Nablus July 7, 2003.
Israeli and Palestinian cabinet ministers held a series of meetings in
Jerusalem against the backdrop of a ceasefire that Palestinian
militants declared on June29. The talks went ahead despite Palestinian
disappointment at Israel's decision to release, as a goodwill gesture
in support of Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, only several
hundred of the 6,000 to 8,000 Palestinian prisoners it holds.
REUTERS/Abed Omar Qusini