Palestinian prisoners threaten massive uprising inside prisons

A statement issued on behalf of the prisoners in Israeli jails warned against the implementation of a plan by Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan, to reduce the water allocated to the prisoners and other measures of torture. They threatened there would be a declaration of war and that it would be met with a massive uprising inside the prisons. “We, as prisoners, in response to Erdan’s declaration, will stand united to face this attack, armed with a sense of true national unity. We call upon our people everywhere and the forces of national and Islamic action to back our movement and support us on the ground,” the statement read.Five Palestinian factions, including Fatah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the Popular Front, and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, signed the statement.