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Palestinian-American death underscores rampant Israeli violence

Early Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers detained, blindfolded, handcuffed & beat 80-year-old Palestinian-American Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad. They claim they left him alive in a building that was under construction. He died soon after. It remains to be seen whether Israel will be held accountable. 

News from the Palestinian Territories, Dec. 7-14, 2019… a typical week… Israeli forces attack, demolish, abduct, etc – news reports from IMEMC (almost none of this is reported in US media…

NGO calls for Investigation into death of man a few hours after Israeli forces abducted him

Israeli soldiers sneaked into a West Bank village, abducted a 24-year-old, beat him brutally, took him into custody, and a few hours later he was dead. Israeli authorities have not delivered his body to his family or to Palestinian authorities. This type of thing has happened before…