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PA daily cartoon implies Israel executes Palestinian prisoners

Cartoon published in the official PA daily

Text on cartoon: "The sick prisoners"

The cartoon shows a prisoner with his hand cuffed to a chain lying on his back on a bed of nails, with a wooden stand by his bed with a small Israeli flag on it. An infusion bag is hanging from one arm of the stand with a tube leading down to the man’s arm, and a hangman's noose is hanging from the other arm of the stand.

The cartoon was published the day after Palestinian prisoner Sami Abu Diak died of cancer despite treatment provided by Israel during his imprisonment.

Sami Ahed Abu Diak - Palestinian prisoner arrested in 2002 during the 5-year PA terror campaign, the Intifada, and serving 3 life sentences and an additional 30 years. Abu Diak died in prison of cancer on Nov. 26, 2019; Israel had provided cancer treatment for him in prison. PMW has been unable to determine the details of his crimes.