Gilad Shalit deal: Which Palestinian prisoners will walk free?

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Freed: Ahlam Tamimi

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    Palestinian Mohammed Tamimi holds a picture of his sister Ahlam Tamimi, held in an Israeli jail, during an interview in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sunday.
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Ahlam Tamimi was convicted as an accomplice in the bombing of a Sbarro restaurant in downtown Jerusalem in 2001 that killed 15 people.

The parents of one of the children killed in the attack, then 15-year-old Malka Roth, have waged a public campaign against Ms. Tamimi’s release and wrote a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urging him to keep Tamimi off the list, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Shvuel Schijveschuurder, whose parents and three of his siblings also died in the attack, was at the Israeli Supreme Court today voicing his anger against the deal as last-minute petitions were filed. Last week, Mr. Schijveschuurder vandalized the Tel Aviv memorial to assassinated former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Haaretz reports.

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