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Since the Palestinian Authority was established it has systematically indoctrinated young and old to hate Israelis and Jews. Using media, education, and cultural structures that it controls, the PA has actively promoted religious hatred, demonization, conspiracy libels, etc. These are packaged to present Israelis and Jews as endangering Palestinians, Arabs, and all humanity. This ongoing campaign has so successfully instilled hatred that fighting, murder and even suicide terror against Israelis and Jews are seen by the majority of Palestinians as justified self-defense and as Allah’s will.


Throughout history bogus conspiracy accusations have been used to incite hatred, violence, and mass murder. The myriad conspiracy libels concerning Israel, Israelis and Jews are an integral part of the Palestinian Authority’s ongoing hate promotion. PA libels claim that Israel conspires to infect Palestinians with AIDS, spread drug addiction, conspired and successfully murdered Arafat, and more. The PA’s goal has been to inculcate hatred to the degree that fighting and murdering Jews and Israelis will be glorified as heroic self-defense.
Libel: Israel abuses prisoners
The PA is intensifying its longstanding libel campaign, falsely accusing Israel of conducting horrific Nazi-like medical experiments on prisoners. These lies include stories that prisoners are used as “guinea pigs for clinical testing of drugs and treatment-methods" and “inmates received injections … which caused their hair and facial hair to fall out permanently ... others lost their sanity… some are suffering from infertility." Israeli prisons are compared to Nazi camps, as expressed by PA Deputy Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs: “The conditions of our Palestinian prisoners are worse than the Auschwitzes of the Nazis, where Jewish detainees were held.” [PA TV (Fatah), Oct. 6, 2011]
  
These libels are essential tools to demonize Israel using the highly sensitive subject of Palestinian prisoners.

The following are examples of the prisoner libel: 
Palestinian ambassador to Yemen: Prisoners “became Martyrs under the guillotine of intentional medical neglect by the Israelis” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Mar. 10, 2014
     “Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Yemen Diab Al-Louh announced the launch of the international campaign to free prisoner and [PA] Parliament (Legislative Council) and Fatah Central Committee Member Marwan Barghouti, who has been held in the prisons of the Israeli occupation since April 15, 2002, and who [is serving] five life sentences. This announcement came during the well-attended national rally, organized by the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Yemen in support of the prisoner [and] leader Marwan Barghouti, and of all the prisoners, male and female, [being held] in the prisons of the occupation…Al-Louh said: ‘…We commemorate the heroic Martyrs (Shahids) of the prisoner movement. We evoke the memory of 205 Martyrs from among the prisoners, including 52 Palestinian prisoners who became Martyrs under the guillotine of intentional medical neglect by the Israelis, 73 prisoners who became Martyrs as a result of barbaric, inhumane and illegal torture in the prisons and detention stations, and 72 prisoners who became Martyrs by [falling victim to] premeditated murder.’ Ambassador Al-Louh said the launch of the campaign [to free] prisoner [and] leader Marwan Barghouti and all the prisoners coincided with the anniversary of the deaths of the heroes of the Savoy operation as Martyrs in 1975.”

Note: Savoy terror attack - In March 1975, eight terrorists traveled by boat from Lebanon to a Tel Aviv beach. They took over the Savoy Hotel and took guests as hostages. The next morning, Israeli forces attacked and killed seven of the terrorists. Eight hostages and three soldiers were killed by the terrorists during the attack.

For a description of the terrorist, click "full article.'"
Activists protest Israel’s “policy of medical neglect of the prisoners” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Feb. 12, 2014
     “Activists and prisoners’ family members held a sit-down strike in front of the offices of the Red Cross in the city of El-Bireh to protest the [Israel] Prison Service’s policy of medical neglect of the prisoners…
In a speech, Deputy Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Ziad Abu Ein emphasized that there must be a timetable for the release of all prisoners… He noted that resistance is still a valid option in the struggle to free the prisoners.”
Israeli medical interns conduct medical experiments on Palestinian prisoners 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Jan. 5, 2014
Headline: “Medical mistakes are not coincidental, but intentional, and Israel’s doctors are training on prisoners.”
     “The [PA] Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs called attention to the medical mistakes that are being made on prisoners in the occupation prisons. The ministry said in its report that what are referred to as ‘mistakes’ have over the years become deliberate, according to observations and prisoners’ testimonies. [This] demonstrates disregard for the lives and health of sick prisoners, and care for them lacks any medical or professional responsibility…
The report emphasized that most doctors working in the [Israel] Prison Service are interns who have not received [their] medical license but are sent after finishing university to train in the prisons without any supervision. These interns carry out their work in prison clinics and interrogation or holding center clinics. This leads to many medical mistakes made on prisoners by the interns, who have turned the prisoners’ bodies into a field experiment and tools for scientific research…
In addition, the report said that no distinction can be made between the increase in medical mistakes made on prisoners in the occupation prisons and between the medical experiments being performed on them, as exposed by [former] Israeli MP Dalia Itzik in 1997, and the [Israeli] Health Ministry’s testing various medications on prisoners, along with its authorizing Israeli pharmaceutical companies to do the same. At that time [1997], it was reported that thousands of such pharmaceutical tests were conducted secretly on prisoners’ bodies.”

Note: Click "full article" below to read more about the libelous claim that Israeli MP Dalia Itzik exposed that medical experiments were being conducted on Palestinian prisoners.
Israel practices “Nazi occupation policy” against prisoners 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 12, 2013
     “A delegation from the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine [DFLP] in the Salfit district visited the district’s Ministry of Released Prisoners’ Affairs branch yesterday [Dec. 9, 2013] to congratulate new director, Nadhir Al-Salkhi, who stood at the head of the reception of the [Democratic] Front members, along with the office staff. The [Democratic] Front delegation included [Democratic] Front secretary in the district and central leadership member Hakam Qadri…
Qadri emphasized that it is important to show great interest in the prisoners and their cause, especially during this period, in which they face the Nazi occupation policy, whose purpose is to destroy and kill them.”

Note: The DFLP carried out many deadly terror attacks, including the taking of schoolchildren as hostages leading to the killing of 22 children and 4 adults in Ma’alot (May 15, 1974), an attack on a school bus killing 9 children and 3 adults (May 22, 1970), a bombing in Jerusalem killing 7 (Nov. 13, 1975), the killing of 4 hostages in an apartment building in Beit Shean (Nov. 11, 1974) and a suicide bombing near Tel Aviv killing 4 (Dec. 25, 2003). DFLP has participated in and claimed responsibility for dozens of other terror attacks.
PA minister: Israel implements policy of slowly executing prisoners 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 26, 2013
     “[PA] Minister of Prisoners’ [Affairs] Issa Karake said that the Israeli government is implementing a policy of slow execution against the sick prisoners, by delaying their release and the treatments they require.”
Official PA daily columnist: Israel kills prisoners slowly as part of a systematic policy 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 11, 2013
Op-ed by Columnist for official PA daily Adel Abd Al-Rahman:
     “The Martyr (Shahid), heroic prisoner Hassan Al-Turabi passed away yesterday [Nov. 5, 2013] in a hospital in Afula as a result of torture and medical neglect by Israeli occupation authorities. This is the third Martyr this year from among the prisoners, following prisoners Arafat Jaradat and Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh. He is the 208th prisoner [to die a] Martyr in the occupation prisons… The testimony given by Martyr Al-Turabi before his death as a Martyr, and the testimony of the doctor at the Israeli hospital clearly indicate the Israeli prison authorities’ intentional disregard of the lives of the prisoners of freedom in general and the sick prisoners specifically, because they try to kill the prisoners of freedom slowly as part of a systematic policy, with no moral or legal reservations and without considering any political aspect of the intentional assassination of prisoners… This new crime demands… [that we] work to bring the Israeli state leaders to trial before the International Criminal Court, especially as the number of Palestinian Martyrs in the occupation prisons has crossed all logical lines. The more their crimes are met with silence, the more they [shed] Palestinian blood.”

Note: Hassan Al-Turabi – was arrested by Israel for possession of weapons in January 2013. He had been diagnosed with cancer several years before. After his condition deteriorated he was transferred to an Israeli hospital and released from prison a day after being hospitalized. He died while receiving treatment in the Israeli hospital.
Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh - Hamas member who served life in prison for recruiting and training terrorists, preparing explosives for suicide bombings, attempted murder, and possession of weapons. Died of cancer while being treated at the Israeli Soroka Hospital in April 2013.
Families of prisoners admit security checks during prison visits are fine 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Oct. 30, 2013
Interview with released murderer Osama Abu Hananeh’s family:
PA TV reporter: “Let’s talk about the [prison] visits - how you suffered... the difficulties you encountered during this long period of contacting [your brother] Osama. The permits and harassments to prisoners’ families are well known when they want to visit [relatives in prison]. What happened to you?”
Brother of released murderer Osama Abu Hananeh: “Of course, visiting was very difficult... The methods of inspection, the prison management’s behavior towards us. Of course all these things are hard. The visit was exhausting when we went through the [security] check. They would even pass our shoes through a machine.”

Interview with released prisoner Ahmad Abd Al-Aziz Qadura’s family:

PA TV reporter: “What difficulties did you encounter when you went to visit your sons? Were there any transportation problems in reaching the prisons?”
Mother of released murderer Ahmad Abd Al-Aziz Qadura: “No, by Allah, nothing. Thank Allah, we would visit them and go home.”
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Note: Osama Abu Hananeh and Ahmad Abd Al-Aziz Qadura – they and accomplices Osama Al-Silawi, and Muhammad Turkeman, murdered Motti Biton and wounded his wife Molly near Jenin in October 1992. They were sentenced to life in prison, but were released in October 2013 as part of 104 prisoners released by Israel, which was the PA's precondition for renewing negotiations.
PA Minister: Israeli prisons are places of “slow killing and death” 
Source: Al-Ayyam, Oct. 24, 2013
     “[PA] Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Karake announced the launch of the International Campaign to Release the Sick Prisoners from the Israeli Occupation Prisons…
He [PA Minister Karake] said: ‘The policy of systematic medical neglect, the doctors who practice on prisoners’ bodies, the incorrect medications and the medical intervention [only] at the last moment, have turned the Israeli prisons into an area of slow killing and death.’”
Released prisoner says Israel conducts “drug experiments” on prisoners 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 22, 2013
     “Released prisoner Tawfiq Abu Na’im… described… the increase in the number of cancer cases and the drug experiments that are conducted on prisoners. He noted that this necessitates continuing to conduct negotiations in order to force Israel to fulfill its promises regarding prisoner releases, or to make use of the rifle which has demonstrated that it is the only solution for obtaining the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights.”

Note: In October 2011, the Israeli government agreed to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prison in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years.
Tawfiq Abu Na’im – convicted of kidnapping and murder and sentenced to on life sentence in May 1989. PMW has been unable to verify the specific circumstances of his crime. He was released in October 2011 in the Shalit exchange – in which the Israeli government agreed to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prison in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years.
PA: Palestinian prisoners undergo torture, medical experiments, and neglect 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 10, 2013
Headline: “A popular conference calls on the international community and its leadership to intervene in order to save the sick prisoners and end their catastrophic condition”
     “At the end of discussions at a popular conference held yesterday [Oct. 9, 2013] in El-Bireh, [participants said that they] lay responsibility on the Israeli occupation government for the sick prisoners’ health and for any ramifications [resulting] from additional Martyrs (Shahids) falling among them…
The President [Rami Hamdallah]’s representative, Fatah Central Committee member and Commissioner for Mobilization and Organization Mahmoud Al-Aloul, and [PA] Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake spoke at the conference …
Al-Aloul noted that there are more than 150 prisoners sick with chronic and serious diseases due to the unhygienic conditions in which they live, over-crowding in cells that contributes to the spread of contagious diseases, the poor quality of food and drink, their exposure to torture and means of psychological pressure, and the use of prisoners as guinea pigs by prison doctors, [all] part of a systematic policy…
Karake blamed Israel of slowly killing the prisoners. He noted that most of the sick [prisoners] became sick inside the prisons, after being imprisoned, and [that they] did not receive medical examinations or treatment.
Karake said that Israel is a ‘criminal’ state that uses organized terror against the prisoners in its prisons.”
PA accuses Israel of “slow killing” and neglecting “scores of chronically ill prisoners” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Oct. 2, 2013
     “During its first meeting, convened yesterday [Oct. 1, 2013] in Ramallah [and] chaired by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, the 16th [Palestinian] government declared… its support for non-violent popular resistance against the occupation, settlements and the [separation] wall, and the citizens’ right to protect their lands…
The government saluted the resolve of our brave prisoners in the occupation prisons. It demanded that all human rights organizations, humanitarian organizations, health organizations and UN organizations expose Israeli acts and [make] Israel commit to the Convention Against Torture, the Fourth Geneva Convention and all international treaties and conventions. This [demand was made] in view of the slow killing with which the prisoners in the occupation prisons must contend, as a result of intentional medical neglect and [in view of the fact that] scores of chronically ill prisoners and hunger strikers whose lives are in danger are not being provided with the necessary medical treatment.”
PA Minister: Israel “violate[s] the rights of prisoners” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 28, 2013
     “Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Karake demanded from the European Union that it freeze commercial and economical agreements with Israel because it [Israel] continues to violate the rights of prisoners in the prisons and breaks international humanitarian laws…
Karake noted that many violations against prisoners contradict international conventions, like the fact that detention of children, administrative detentions, detention of envoys, medical neglect, visitation and education prevention etc. are all continued.
Karake said this during a visit he made in honor of Ramadan to several families of prisoners from the Jenin district. These [visits] are part of a program developed by the Ministry [of Prisoners’ Affairs] for the month of Ramadan, under the heading ‘We will not forget you’…
In the village of Bir Al-Basha, Karake and his entourage visited the family of sick prisoner Muhammad Ghawadreh, who is sentenced to three life sentences and 30 years. He is suffering from vision problems… and is in danger of losing his eyesight after receiving an accidental injection five years ago.”

Note: Muhammad Ghawadreh is serving three life sentences for the murder of 2 Israelis (June, 2003), and other offenses.
Israel uses “despicable methods of killing and torture against the Palestinian prisoners” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, July 13, 2013
Headline: “Al-Dameer: ‘Passing a bill that will allow hunger striking prisoners to be force-fed is a permit to kill them’”
     “The Al -Dameer Association [for Human Rights] said that the occupation’s effort to pass a bill allowing prisoners to be force-fed is tantamount to permitting the Israel Prison Service forces to kill additional prisoners…
Al-Dameer said that passing this bill reflects the criminal nature of this occupation that insists on using the most despicable methods of killing and torture against the Palestinian prisoners and detainees, and has killed over 205 prisoners since 1967: 74 were deliberately murdered, 71 died as Martyrs under torture during interrogations and 54 as a result of intentional medical negligence of the Israeli Prison Service’s medical services.”
PA Minister calls Israel “the worst human rights violator” referring to Israel’s treatment of prisoners 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, May 22, 2013
Headline: “Karake: ‘Israel is the worst human rights violator and it exists in a state of isolation and frustration’”
     “Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the world has begun to understand that the state of Israel is among the worst human rights violators, carrying out many arbitrary and dangerous acts against the prisoners… Karake said these words during a visit to the family of prisoner Muhammad Barrash from the Al-Amari refugee camp, who is sentenced to three life sentences and an additional 35 years in prison. He is sick and disabled, has lost sight on one eye, his left leg has been amputated and he suffers from severe hearing problems and from numbness in his left hand.”

Note: Muhammad Barrash participated in a shooting attack at the British Police Junction in 2000. 2 soldiers and 1 civilian were killed in the attack.
Israeli prisons are “a slow-executing guillotine… not fit for human beings” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, May 22, 2013
Headline: “Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs: ‘The prisons are becoming a guillotine’”
     “The Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs said that the increase in cases of malignant diseases among prisoners in recent years has become a phenomenon that should be examined and that it is a worrying phenomenon that is endangering the prisoners’ lives.
A Ministry report stated that the prisons have become a source of epidemics and a slow-executing guillotine and that they are prisons not fit for human beings. [The report also stated that] the level of treatment given to the prisoners is intentionally insignificant and that it is important to send an international committee now to investigate the causes for the spread of malignant diseases among the prisoners.”
Released Palestinian prisoner describes prisoners' life of fun, play and study 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, May 4, 2013
Released prisoner Muhammad Hilal: “The worst thing about Israeli prison is the torturous ride inside ‘the Posta’ (i.e., transport vehicle)... when a man is driven to court or to the hospital or on any ride outside the prison... We prisoners call this ‘ride of torment,’ not ‘the Posta’ and not ‘the ride.’ This is beyond imagination. No matter how much I talk about it it’s hard to convey the suffering. The prisoners sit on a metal chair, made entirely of metal, there's nothing but metal inside it... ”
PA TV host: “Describe a day in your life in prison. You served 10 years.”
Released prisoner Muhammad Hilal: “In the morning we'd exercise from 7:00 until 8:00... Then the guys would get together in the prison yard and we'd chat, talk, eat, drink, joke and play, etc., throughout the day. At noon the guys would go to their rooms for roll-call. Noon roll-call is from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Roll-call time is time for resting in the rooms. Each group has a routine inside the rooms: Nap time, reading time, study time. Some sleep, some read. At 1:30 or 12:30 p.m. they'd take us out to the yard again. We'd spend [time] with the guys walking, laughing, playing, joking, etc., until dark. Then back to the rooms. They'd lock us up until 6:00 a.m., roll-call time.”
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PA Minister: Israel is increasingly killing prisoners through “medical neglect” 
Source: Official Palestinian Authority TV, Apr. 17, 2013
PA TV program Palestine this Morning interviews Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Karake:
     “Since 2012 I have received [the bodies] of 12 Martyrs (Shahids) from among the prisoners, most of them [died] because of medical neglect. This is organized crime, this is terrorism. The prisons have become cemeteries, they have become a plague. Israel doesn’t respect international law. Israel wants to kill the prisoners. It sows diseases in their bodies. The rate of illnesses among the prisoners is increasing more and more. We have started finding strange and malignant diseases. The prisoners have started complaining greatly about the illnesses with which they have become sick. This demonstrates that Israel wants to turn the prisons into a means of prisoner execution.”
Meeting chaired by Fayyad: Israel has “policy of medical negligence [for prisoners] and targeting civilians”  
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 10, 2013
Headline: “The government condemns the policy of medical negligence against our prisoners and holds Israel responsible for their lives.”
     “During its meeting yesterday chaired by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, the government declared that the fact that the occupation government is acting persistently – especially as regards maltreatment of prisoners, the policy of medical negligence, and targeting civilians – reflects [its] determination to generate tension…
The government again expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of prisoner Abu Hamdiya, to the prisoners in general, and to our people [whether] in the homeland or abroad. It stressed that the Martyr (Shahid) Abu Hamdiya’s contribution to our people’s struggle for freedom and independence will remain an important part of our people’s national memory.”

Note: Maysara Abu Hamdiya - Hamas member who served life in prison for recruiting and training terrorists, preparing explosives for suicide bombings, attempted murder, and possession of weapons. Died of cancer while being treated at the Israeli Soroka Hospital in April 2013.
Israel has "policy of systematic killing" of prisoners, especially those who are sick 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 8, 2013
Headline: “Following the deferral of a hearing about sick prisoner Muhammad Al -Taj – Karake: ‘Israel is intentionally killing the prisoners and is not responding to any form of pressure”
     “Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Karake said yesterday [April 7, 2013] that the occupation’s authorities are adopting a policy of systematic killing against the prisoners, especially against the sick among them and that it is not taking prisoner Muhammad Al-Taj’s serious condition into consideration, while ignoring all international laws and consensuses.”
Abbas: Israel treats Palestinian prisoners in “the most terrible way” 
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Apr. 8, 2013
Headline: “President [Abbas] to Kerry: ‘Yes to negotiations – after stopping the settlement and releasing the prisoners’”
     “President Abbas emphasized that ‘the Palestinians are committed to establishing a peace based on the international institutions’ decisions, in order to establish an independent Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, whose capital is East Jerusalem.’ This was said during his meeting in the Presidential residence in the city of Ramallah with a delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. He told the guest delegation that: ‘The Palestinian people are peaceful and willing to cooperate with all international efforts to revive the peace process,’ but he emphasized that the settlement poses a red-line that cannot be agreed to…
He also spoke about ‘The suffering of the Palestinian prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, who are treated in the most terrible way by the occupation.’"
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