PA official visits family of imprisoned terrorist stabber
Headline: “Karake: Sick prisoners are potential Martyrs (Shahids)”
“Commission of Prisoners’ and Released Prisoners' Affairs Director [and PA Parliament Member] Issa Karake said that the sick prisoners were now potential Martyrs (Shahids), considering their great suffering and the fact that the occupation prison services show contempt for their lives and health and does not provide them with treatment.
In addition, he said that the sick prisoners were victims of a dangerous policy of medical crimes committed in the prisons, that their lives were now in danger, and that action must be taken for their immediate release…
Karake made his statements as part of the ‘Think of your Neighbor’ campaign, initiated by the Commission of Prisoners’ and Released Prisoners' Affairs as a sign of solidarity with the sick prisoners. During his visit to the family of wounded prisoner Amal Takatka, who lives in Beit Fajjar and was severely wounded by occupation soldiers near the Etzion Junction in the Bethlehem [district].”
Note: Gush Etzion stabbing attack – On Jan. 1, 2014, Amal Takatka, 22, from Beit Fajjar near Bethlehem, attacked an Israeli at a bus stop at the Gush Etzion junction with a knife, wounding him lightly. Takatka was shot and severely wounded by Israeli soldiers while attempting to escape.