Barghouti, who serving multiple life terms in prison for involvement in attacks that killed Israeli civilians, says that the kidnappers of Alan Johnston has not chosen their target well: he’s on their side.
From AFP, with thanks to Sr. Soph:
Jailed Tanzim head Marwan Barghouti called for the release of kidnapped BBC reporter Alan Johnston, who was abducted by gunmen in the Gaza Strip over a month ago.
“I call for the immediate release of the journalist in the name of 10,000 Palestinian prisoners. Johnston is a friend of the Palestinian people,” Barghouti said.