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PA daily columnist calls Israel “ugly,” “fascist,” and worse than “Hitler’s Nazi Holocaust”

Op-ed by official PA daily columnist Adel Abd Al-Rahman:
     “Samer Al-Issawi ended his 227 day long hunger strike in the Israeli occupation’s prisons after negotiating an awe-inspiring deal with the prison authorities, who agreed to release hero Samer in eight months…
The extraordinary empty stomach battle, carried out by the DFLP member, is indescribable, since nothing remained of hero Al-Issawi but skin and bones and a head with a mind in it that didn’t lose, for even a moment, its memory, identity, [national] belonging and the goals of his battle – so much so that he surprised the court judges two days ago [April 22, 2013] when he exposed his bones and told them: ‘My situation is identical to what the Nazi Germans did to the Jews during the Holocaust!’ In other words: Are you not ashamed, oh tyrants, of what you talk about to this day (i.e., the Holocaust), in order to win the world’s sympathy and to extort hundreds of millions of dollars from the Germans specifically and the Europeans in general?
The empty stomach battle carried out by the freedom prisoners, specifically Samer Al-Issawi…is valuable help for the struggle for freedom because it reveals the ugly fascist face of the Israeli occupation that went further than Hitler’s Nazi Holocaust.”

Note: Samer Al-Issawi - belonged to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine DFLP. Was serving a sentence of 26 years in prison for attempted murder by manufacturing and distributing explosives and shooting at civilian vehicles in 2002, but was released in October 2011 as part of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal brokered between the Israeli government and Hamas. In that deal, Israel released 1,027 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years. Al-Issawi was re-arrested in 2012 for violating the conditions of his release. In protest he began a hunger strike. He was released again in December 2013.
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