Wed, Jan 04, 2006 - Page 6 News List

Campaigning starts ahead of Palestinian poll


Surveys show that many voters are still undecided and could yet opt for smaller parties or independent candidates.

Barghuti, who came second to Abbas in last January's presidential campaign, also launched his campaign yesterday.

The leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ahmed Sadat, was expected to hold a press conference from behind the bars of the jail in Jericho where he is serving time for the 2001 assassination of Israel's tourism minister Rehavam Zeevi.

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