Islamic Jihad threatens ‘war’ if prisoners’ conditions not improved

With an Islamic Jihad hunger strike set to begin in Israeli jails, Islamic Jihad chief Ziad al-Nakhaleh says the terror group would be willing to go to war on behalf of its prisoners.

“Palestinian Islamic Jihad will not leave its members in Zionist prisons to be victims at the hands of the enemy. Accordingly, we will stand with them and support them with everything we have, even if this means we must go to war for their sake,” says al-Nakhaleh.

“No agreements or any other considerations will prevent us from that,” he says.

Hundreds of Islamic Jihad members in Israeli jails are beginning a hunger strike on Wednesday in protest of new prison conditions, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said earlier today.

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