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Sunday, January 16, 2005

Palestinian Situation NOT Looking Up

Via Horsefeathers. Seems the terrorists are still at it, this time against their own people. No torture. Right.

...Eyewitnesses said Mahmoud Mansour, 23, was brought to the center of the camp by gunmen from Fatah's armed wing, the Aksa Martyrs Brigades, and shot to death in the presence of dozens of residents after noon prayers.
They said the man died instantly after being hit in the head with at least 25 bullets. The assailants and camp residents refused to allow an ambulance to take the body to a hospital. Instead, they threw it into a nearby dumpster.
It was the third killing of its kind in the Nablus area in the past two weeks. Earlier this month, Fatah gunmen in the Old City of Nablus kidnapped and murdered a 44-year old man whom they also accused of collaborating with Israel. That killing took place only hours before Fatah candidate and PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) arrived in the city on an election tour...

...The Fatah gunmen who killed Mansour said he had confessed to all the accusations against him. "We didn't use any form of physical pressure," a spokesman for the Aksa Martyrs Brigades claimed. "The confession was videotaped and the fact that there weren't any signs of abuse on his body shows that he hadn't been tortured..."

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