PA minister: Israeli authorities "intentionally carry out a policy of not providing [medical] care for… prisoners suffering from cancer, heart problems, paralysis and disabilities"
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Dec. 8, 2013

 
     “[PA] Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake appealed to the Pope of the Vatican, Benedict XVI, to urgently interfere to save the lives of sick prisoners in the occupation prisons who are in extremely dangerous health conditions…
Karake emphasized [in the letter] that the occupation authorities intentionally carry out a policy of not providing [medical] care for sick [prisoners] and at every moment prisoners suffering from cancer, heart [problems], paralysis and disabilities die Martyrdom deaths.”