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Fatah’s military wing calls to “respond in kind” to Israel’s alleged “assassination” ‎of PA Minister

Headline: "The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades in Gaza call on activists in the West Bank to respond to Abu Ein’s death as a Martyr (Shahid)"
     ‎“Fatah’s military wing, the Al-Aqsa [Martyrs’] Brigades, called on its members in ‎the West Bank to respond to the assassination of Minister Ziad Abu Ein.‎ In a statement, it said: ‘We call on the Al-Aqsa Brigades in the West ‎Bank to respond in kind to the cowardly assassination crime,’ noting ‎that Palestine would be liberated through the barrel of the rifle.‎ In addition, it demanded the cessation of all security cooperation withthis ‎treacherous enemy, and called on the masses of the Palestinian people to expand the ‎Intifada and the resistance to the occupation.”‎
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Note: Ziad Abu Ein - Fatah Revolutionary Council member and head of the PA Committee to Resist Settlements and the Wall. Abu Ein died on Dec. 10, 2014 at ‎a demonstration in the West Bank that ‎turned violent. Immediately following his ‎death, PA and Fatah leaders claimed that ‎Abu Ein was murdered. Footage from the ‎event shows Abu Ein in an altercation with ‎an Israeli soldier who grabbed Abu Ein by ‎the neck, and later shows Abu Ein on the ground clutching his chest in pain. The ‎autopsy, which was overseen by Israeli and ‎Palestinian pathologists, revealed that the ‎cause of death was a heart attack, but ‎disagreement remains over the extent to which the altercation with Israeli forces may have caused ‎the heart attack. Palestinians have ‎continued to describe Abu Ein's death as a ‎‎"murder" and "assassination" by Israel.‎

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