ANKARA, Turkey 

An online seminar was held Tuesday with the aim of highlighting the plight of Palestinians being held in Israeli prisons amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.     

Carrying the theme “Palestinian Prisoners and International Laws under Coronavirus Pandemic,” it was organized by the Popular Conference for Palestinians Abroad in partnership with the International Law Researcher Center at Fatih Mehmet University in Turkey and attracted hundreds of attendees from various countries. 

The guest speakers included Richard Folk, the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories, Anis Kassim, a Palestinian legal expert and

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