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The Fate of Palestinian Moderates
Opinion Journal ^ | 04/20/2002 | The editors

Posted on 04/19/2002 9:16:51 PM PDT by Pokey78

Edited on 04/23/2004 12:04:24 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

April 7: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP)--In a secret session before dawn Sunday, a Palestinian military court sentenced six Palestinians to death for collaborating with Israel, Palestinian security officials said. . . . Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat must approve the death sentences before they can be carried out. Some 40 similar sentences await Arafat's approval.


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1 posted on 04/19/2002 9:16:51 PM PDT by Pokey78
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To: Pokey78
Excellent find. I am guessing that Arafat has imprisoned,totured and killed more Palies than Issrael has.
2 posted on 04/20/2002 12:35:04 AM PDT by Kay Soze
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To: Pokey78
Bookmarked.
BUMP!
3 posted on 04/20/2002 12:59:42 AM PDT by ppaul
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To: Kay Soze

Why Arafat?

Joseph Farah

Please look at the photo accompanying this column.

Stare at it. View it carefully. Study the image.

This is the face of Yasser Arafat's terror.
This is what it looks like.
This is how he remains in power.
This is why we continue to deal with this murdering fiend after more than 30 years.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

This one may be worth many more.

The story behind this photo is simple. It's not unique. The victim is called a "collaborator" by Arafat's "police force." He was one of Arafat's terrorists who was suspected of working with Israel in some way.

The important thing to understand about this photo is that this is how Arafat rules his own people – by sheer terror, by brute force, by barbaric tactics that would be unimaginable to most in the West.

Yet, we continue to deal with him. We continue to support him financially with U.S. taxpayer dollars. We continue to give him credence as an international peacemaker.

If you care to know more details, the victim was eviscerated after this picture was taken. I have photos of that, too. I will spare you the more gruesome images.

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4 posted on 04/20/2002 1:01:34 AM PDT by ppaul
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To: Pokey78
This is why no Palistinian moderates come forward to lead. The PLO kills them.
5 posted on 04/20/2002 7:48:25 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Pokey78
No such thing as a "palestinian moderate".
6 posted on 04/20/2002 9:10:52 AM PDT by RasterMaster
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To: dennisw
Ping!
7 posted on 04/20/2002 12:37:11 PM PDT by Tolik
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