Israel, Palestinian prisoner swap

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Palestinian Hamas police officers participate in a solidarity protest with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, on posters, in Gaza City, Monday, May 14, 2012. Hundreds of Palestinians are on a collective hunger strike in Israeli jails since mid-April 2012.(AP photo/Hatem Moussa)

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Israel and the Palestinians today began a controversial and lopsided prisoner swap in which Israel is releasing 1,027 Palestinians for a single Israel soldier who was captured in 2006. (ABC News)

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