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PA daily: Palestinian Ambassador claimed Israel “steals the Martyrs’ organs”

Headline: “The Palestinian embassy in Bahrain marked the anniversary of the [declaration of] independence and Arafat’s death as a Martyr.”
      “The Palestinian embassy in Bahrain marked the 27th anniversary of the declaration of independence and the 11th anniversary of President Yasser Arafat’s Martyrdom in a large reception at its headquarters… [Palestinian] Ambassador [Khaled] Aref referred to the popular [Palestinian] uprising in his speech and said: ‘Our people, who every day accompanies Martyrs to burial who died while defending the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the holy sites during the present popular uprising, sacrificed so far 99 young people, children, and women as Martyrs, most of them murdered by gunfire with no reason or justification. Likewise, the occupation is holding 26 of their bodies, steals the Martyrs’ organs, and sells them. Ambassador Aref made a connection between the last two acts of terror which struck in France and Lebanon, and the Israeli acts of terror against our Palestinian people, and called to come out against this terror through a unified international standpoint, and especially against the organized Israeli terror against our people.”
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Paris attacks 2015 - On Nov. 13, 2015, seven terrorist attacks were carried out simultaneously in Paris, France, in which it is estimated that 129 people were murdered. An additional 352 people were wounded, 99 of them in serious condition. The most massive attack took place at the Bataclam theater during a rock concert, where 87 people were murdered. On Nov. 14, 2015 ISIS claimed responsibility for these attacks.

Beirut bombings 2015 – On Nov. 12, 2015, two terrorists carried out simultaneous suicide bombing attacks, in the Al-Dahieh district of Beirut which is inhabited mostly by Shia Muslims and controlled by Hezbollah. More than 40 people were killedand over 240 were wounded in the attacks. The Islamic State terror organization took responsibility for the attacks.

There has been one case of organ theft in Israel's history. In 2001, an Israeli investigative journalist exposed that from the years 1988 to 2000, doctors under  chief pathologist Yehuda Hiss at the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine at times took body parts without permission from relatives, for research and transplants of skin and corneas. Most body parts were taken from Israeli Jews, but the theft also included body parts from Israeli Arabs, Israeli soldiers and Palestinian terrorists. There has been no documented case since then.


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