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PA daily refers to Israelis as “colonialist Zionist herds”

     “The murder of Martyr (Shahid) Ziad Abu Ein by the army of death and the colonialist Zionist herds came as a huge shock to the [Palestinian] political leadership and people, for [through it] the murderous Israelis have confirmed that they do not distinguish between ministers, senior officials or ordinary citizens, nor between members of one faction or another, or even those without any [factional] affiliation, because the Zionist Israeli target is the Arabic-speaking Arab Palestinian.”

Note: Ziad 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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