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Ghastly Israeli move to transfer Palestinian Communist leader to solitary confinement

By Harsh Thakor 

The Israeli Prison Services (IPS) has sensationally transferred political prisoner Ahmad Sa’adat, Secretary-General of the Marxist-Leninist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in clutches of solitary confinement. According to Walla news website, the IPS failed to even reveal the reasons behind this ghastly move.
However, this move occurred one day after the Israeli internal security agency, Shin Bet, had declared the detention of six PFLP cadres who were framed for planning attacks against Israeli targets in the occupied West Bank. Shin Bet stated that the alleged planned attacks were advocated by PFLP leaders outside and those inhabiting Israeli prisons.
Meanwhile, Sa’adat secretly gave an interview to an Algerian newspaper, in which he gave a warning of a potential “third intifada” booming. This was most encouraging, as he is manifesting the resurrection of Palestinian spirit to overthrow Zionism.
For its part, the PFLP said that two of its imprisoned cadres had been transferred from their cells without any valid justification: Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh and Walid Hanatsheh.
All human rights activists must in no uncertain terms condemn such a gross violation of human rights laws and admire the undeterring spirit of Sa’adat., who manifests the heart and soul of the Palestinian people, in their quest for liberation. Such a move strikes a very blow tin the very heart of the people themselves. We will possibly witness protests all around Europe or in other parts of the globe in coming days, protesting this victimisation of a political leader.
The incident reveals how things are heating up in the Middle East and how the PFLP is turning into a thorn in the flesh of the Israeli government. Such transfer of Ahmed Sa’adat, illustrates how his leadership of Palestinians has shaken them to the ground and how the Zionists are leaving no stone unturned in smashing Palestinians resistance to the dust. It testifies the fascist or Neo-nazi nature of Israel, who violates all norms of treatment to political prisoners.
Harsh Thakor is freelance journalist who has studied national liberation movements



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