Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Palestinian children take part in a rally in front of the Red Cross headquarters in Gaza City marking Palestinian Prisoners Day April 17, 2012. The Israeli Prisons Authority said on Tuesday in a written statement that 2,300 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails have said they would reject their daily meal in support of Palestinian Prisoners Day and 1,200 would launch hunger strikes. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Palestinians perform a play depicting Palestinian prisoners in an Israeli jail in Gaza City on April 16, 2012 on the eve of Prisoners' Da. (AFP Photo/Mahmud HamsPalestinians across the West Bank and Gaza Strip were on Tuesday to mark Prisoners' Day in solidarity with the thousands of Palestinians in Israeli jails...Of the Palestinians currently detained, some 320 are being held under administrative detention orders, whereby they are held without charge for renewable six-month periods, the prisoners' ministry says.

A Syrian refugee boy gestures as he stands in front of the fence at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province near the Turkish-Syrian border April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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