Subject: Fw: Arm Church in Israel Join Action of Support of
Palestinian Prisoners
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 12:37:54 -0400

    
ARMENIAN CHURCH IN ISRAEL JOIN ACTION OF SUPPORT OF PALESTINIAN
PRISONERS

YEREVAN, AUGUST 23. ARMINFO. Armenian church joined the main churches
in Israel released a statement Sunday strongly backing the hunger
strike of the Palestinian security prisoners.

The Jerusalem Inter-Church Committee - representing the heads of the
local Greek Orthodox, Coptic, Lutheran, Armenian, Anglican, and
Catholic churches - declared that Palestinian prisoners are
protesting
"the inhuman treatment they are receiving in their prisons." The
statement added that "the human dignity of the political prisoners
must be recognized and respected."