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'Dead Gazan' alive and kicking ["Died of cancer" while waiting for permission to enter Israel]
YNet ^ | May 13, 2008 | Meital Yasur-Beit Or

Posted on 05/13/2008 8:30:35 AM PDT by Alouette

Rights group got it wrong: Gaza cancer patient who 'died while waiting for permit' still alive

Meital Yasur-Beit Or Published: 05.13.08, 17:42 / Israel News

Stayin' alive: Muhammad al-Harrani, a father of six from Gaza diagnosed with cancer who reportedly died while waiting for a permit to enter Israel, miraculously "came back to life." This was not the result of a miracle, but rather, just part of the tactics used by al-Harrani's family in a bid to secure a permit for him.

Al-Harrani is currently awaiting an entry permit into Israel, so that he can undergo head surgery at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and receive radiation and chemotherapy treatment. At the end of April he was summoned to a questioning session at the Erez Crossing as part of the permit process, but the session was postponed by a week.

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, al-Harrani’s story was published. His family reported to the “Physicians for Human Rights” organization that he died. “The sick man could not withstand the wait for the permit,” claimed Ran Yaron, Director of the Occupied Territories Department who blamed the Shin Bet for adopting cruel policies against cancer patients.

However, the next day, the organization discovered that al-Harrani was still alive. Members of group estimated that his brother, who reported the death, “killed” him so he does not report to the questioning session.

“This is a rare case where a family member knowingly provided false information to the organization,” Physicians for Human Rights said. “Usually, the organization receives information from the families and from the hospitals, but in this case the information was received from the family and was not confirmed by the hospital."

Meanwhile, the Shin Bet sent the organization an angry response: “We view these harsh accusations on your part with great severity; not even a minimal inquiry into the facts was conducted.” The Shin Bet noted that due to the suspicion of his involvement in terror activities, al-Harrani was indeed called in for a security check, and it was indeed postponed by a week.

Since al-Harrani did not arrive at the questioning session, “he will have to bear the consequences or future damage that may be caused to him, in line with his refusal to cooperate in the procedure,” the Shin Bet said.


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: pallywood; propaganda

1 posted on 05/13/2008 8:30:35 AM PDT by Alouette
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2 posted on 05/13/2008 8:31:05 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Alouette
Al-Harrani is currently awaiting an entry permit into Israel, so that he can undergo head surgery at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and receive radiation and chemotherapy treatment.

Why not have it DONE at a GAZA Hospital? Oh, wait, I know why, they would rather be TORRORISTS then create a SOCIETY that'll help the CITIZENS of GAZA.

3 posted on 05/13/2008 8:35:36 AM PDT by EagleandLiberty (El Rushbo Tribal name -- RinoHunter Vote Conservatives '08)
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To: Alouette

>>Since al-Harrani did not arrive at the questioning session, “he will have to bear the consequences or future damage that may be caused to him, in line with his refusal to cooperate in the procedure,” the Shin Bet said.

If the guy is “dead”, then he doesn’t need treatment. His application for entry ought to be dismissed.


4 posted on 05/13/2008 8:36:07 AM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: Alouette
part of the tactics used by al-Harrani's family in a bid to secure a permit for him

So the startegy is: "Maybe they will give me medical attention if they think I'm dead"?

5 posted on 05/13/2008 8:36:14 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Et si omnes ego non)
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To: Alouette

Wasn’t there another story like this? Some dead guy shows up alive...


6 posted on 05/13/2008 8:38:27 AM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yes. Exactly.

It makes perfect sense.

In bizarro world...


7 posted on 05/13/2008 8:39:21 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't Blame Me, I voted for Kodos!)
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To: Doctor Raoul

Yeah, I think I might have heard something about that in Sunday School when I was a kid. I don’t remember the details.


8 posted on 05/13/2008 8:40:18 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't Blame Me, I voted for Kodos!)
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To: Alouette
Ran Yaron

He prefers to be addressed by his title: Kapo Ran Yaron.

9 posted on 05/13/2008 8:40:18 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Doctor Raoul
Dead guy falls off funeral stretcher, climbs back on
10 posted on 05/13/2008 8:42:26 AM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Alouette

I wonder if these nutjobs have thought ahead enough to wonder where they’re going to get medical treatment once they finally get their way and push Isreal into the sea.


11 posted on 05/13/2008 8:45:39 AM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Ramius

Israel. I mean.

[sip]

Need coffee.


12 posted on 05/13/2008 8:48:59 AM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: vikingd00d
If the guy is “dead”, then he doesn’t need treatment. His application for entry ought to be dismissed.

You just don't understand. He died but then he got better.

13 posted on 05/13/2008 9:00:04 AM PDT by davisfh ( Islam is a serious mental illness)
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14 posted on 05/13/2008 9:02:25 AM PDT by SJackson (It is impossible to build a peace process based on blood, Natan Sharansky)
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To: Alouette
My day is not complete without a few idiotic Muslim lies. They lie through their teeth to the infidel. Dangerous from a people (cult) that has a tenuous grasp on reality to begin with
15 posted on 05/13/2008 9:03:02 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: ClearCase_guy

I’m wondering if, if he’s reported dead, he is then dropped from a security checkpoint list but can forge ahead with other steps in the process. In our own government, it is clear that the left hand often doesn’t know what the right hand is doing.


16 posted on 05/13/2008 9:18:25 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: dennisw

What’s disturbing is the way the western press eats these lies up. No matter how many of them are proven to be lies, they just keep shoveling them out, one after another, and nary a look back or an apology or retraction when they are disproved.

Exactly why is it that Israel has a duty to provide healthcare for Palestinians in perpetuity? Emergencies, yes. But the western press and intellectuals seem to think that no matter how many times the Palestinians abuse the Israeli healthcare system, or plant bombs in ambulances, they have no obligation to build hospitals and clinics of their own, to provide for their own people. It’s not as if the west doesn’t give them an endless supply of cash.


17 posted on 05/13/2008 9:18:50 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Alouette
“This is a rare case where a family member knowingly provided false information to the organization,” Physicians for Human Rights said.


Rare case my big brown @$$!!!

18 posted on 05/13/2008 9:38:05 AM PDT by Nat Turner (Proud two term solider in the 2nd Infantry Div 84-85; 91-92)
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To: Cicero
Exactly why is it that Israel has a duty to provide healthcare for Palestinians in perpetuity? Emergencies, yes. But the western press and intellectuals seem to think that no matter how many times the Palestinians abuse the Israeli healthcare system, or plant bombs in ambulances, they have no obligation to build hospitals and clinics of their own, to provide for their own people. It’s not as if the west doesn’t give them an endless supply of cash.


They are too busy hiring private goons, explosive vests, hate TV, qassim rockets and AK-47's

19 posted on 05/13/2008 9:52:18 AM PDT by Nat Turner (Proud two term solider in the 2nd Infantry Div 84-85; 91-92)
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To: Alouette
Or maybe "Bring out your dead"
20 posted on 05/13/2008 9:55:32 AM PDT by dnmore (If guns cause crime, then pencils cause misspelled words.)
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To: Nat Turner

Israel should have NOTHING to do with health care or any other services for the viper’s den that is bent upon annihilating Israel.

Gaza should be sealed off more thoroughly than ever from Israel - no support of any kind. If Egypt wants to help the Pali-Nazis that’s their business, but this constant assumption that it’s up to Israel to do anything for that nest of terrorists is ridiculous.


21 posted on 05/13/2008 10:32:09 AM PDT by Enchante (Obama: My 1930s Foreign Policy Goes Well With My 1960s Social Policy!)
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To: Alouette

Did this guy have a green helmet?


22 posted on 05/13/2008 10:36:49 AM PDT by rogator
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To: Alouette

Why isn’t he getting his health care from one of the surrounding muslim nations...??


23 posted on 05/13/2008 1:06:05 PM PDT by AprilfromTexas
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To: Cicero
What’s disturbing is the way the western press eats these lies up. No matter how many of them are proven to be lies, they just keep shoveling them out, one after another, and nary a look back or an apology or retraction when they are disproved.

Just another example of the centuries-old "blood libel." For hundreds upon hundreds of years, there have been millions of people around the world ready to believe even the most outlandish claims about the "evil" of Jews. The people of England maintained a vituperative animosity towards Jews through nearly four hundred years when not a single Jew lived on the British Isles. This broad-based sentiment founded in century after century of libel is what Hitler tapped into to accomplish the murder of six million Jews. It's been such a constant throughout history one might reasonably despair whether it will ever change.

24 posted on 05/13/2008 7:24:56 PM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: Enchante

That makes way too much sense.


25 posted on 05/14/2008 6:42:59 AM PDT by Nat Turner (Proud two term solider in the 2nd Infantry Div 84-85; 91-92)
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To: Alouette
On a related note....

Arafat's Billions

The Palestinians are, as usual, their own worst enemy.

26 posted on 05/14/2008 6:52:16 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: mewzilla; Alouette
Meanwhile, from NGO Monitor....

Physicians for Human Rights (Israel)

27 posted on 05/14/2008 6:56:28 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Alouette

America has spent over a Hundred Million Tax Bucks building hospitals for the terrorists, why did he not go to one of them instead of trying to go to a Jewish one. I thought they hated Jews?


28 posted on 05/14/2008 9:44:06 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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