The executive office emerged from the International Conference for supporting the prisoners, which had been held in Tunis a month ago on November 10 under the auspices of the Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki and which was called for by the Tunisian, Arab, European and international civil society assemblies.
The preparatory committee for the conference confirmed that the Executive Office is expected to effectively start operating in the coming days, in cooperation with a number of European, Tunisian and Palestinian institutions.
For his part; the spokesman for the Executive Office for supporting the prisoners said that the office will be open to all ideas that may support the Palestinian prisoners in the occupation jails, and will launch media campaigns that “expose the Israeli crimes committed against the captives.”
The International Conference for supporting the prisoners in Israeli jails had decided a month ago to form an executive office in Tunisia to follow up the prisoners’ affairs.
The Conference’s closing statement had emphasized the need to form a legal committee inside the Tunisian office to follow up the prisoners’ affairs in order to monitor the legal status of prisoners inside the Israeli jails and to search for the possible legal ways to defend them and improve their living conditions.