Patrick Keddie is a British freelance journalist. He blogs here.
is Associate Editor for openDemocracy's Arab Awakening page.
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As of December 2012, there were over 4,000 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli custody. The year ended in frustration for many prisoners as interest in their plight has waned, both in the international media and in Palestinian society.
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