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"Inviting" a Third Intifada

What is it with the Israelis?    Are they so stupid?  - or is it arrogance? - that they believe subjugating. mistreating and humiliating the Palestinians in all manner of ways, is not going to lead to trouble.  Like a Third Intifada!    The death of a Palestinian, in custody, who appears to have been severely bashed (ie tortured) is almost certain to cause some sort of protests.   So, what do the Israelis do?    They use their enormous fire-power against unarmed Palestinian civilians.


"An autopsy on the body of Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, showed that he died of "extreme torture" in Israeli custody and did not have a cardiac arrest, the Palestinian Authority Minister of Detainee Affairs said Sunday.
 

Arafat Jaradat, a father of a 4-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son, worked as a gas station attendant and his wife, Dalal, is pregnant.
Thousands of Palestinians prisoners are holding a hunger strike Sunday after the death of Jaradat and protests have erupted all across the occupied Palestinian territories.

"About 3,000 prisoners announced that they would refuse meals," Sivan Weizman, Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman, told Agence France Presse on Sunday."


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