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November 20, 2013

Where's the Coverage? Hamas Leader's Sick Granddaughter Treated in Israel


The Jewish wire service JTA reports:

An Israeli hospital treated the seriously ill granddaughter of Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh.

One-year-old Amal Haniyeh, accompanied by her grandmother, crossed from Gaza into Israel to be seen by doctors at the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petach Tikvah, according to reports based on Palestinian sources.

Amal reportedly had an infection of her digestive tract that affected her nervous system and damaged her brain. She was transferred back to a hospital in the Gaza Strip after Israeli doctors determined that they could not help her, and her condition continued to deteriorate.

The leader of Hamas sent his granddaughter for medical treatment to Israel, a country the terrorist organization is sworn to destroy. The Hamas charter states:

• "Israel will exist, and will continue to exist, until Islam abolishes it, as it abolished that which was before it." [From the words of] The martyr, Imam Hasan al-Banna', Allah's mercy be upon him.
• …our fight with the Jews is very extensive and very grave, and it requires all the sincere efforts. It is a step that must be followed by further steps; it is a brigade that must be reinforced by brigades upon brigades from this vast Islamic world, until the enemies are defeated and Allah's victory is revealed.
• The Islamic Resistance Movement is a distinct Palestinian movement that is loyal to Allah, adopts Islam as a way of life and works to raise the banner of Allah over every inch of Palestine.
• …the Islamic Resistance Movement aspires to realize the promise of Allah, no matter how long it takes. The Prophet, Allah's prayer and peace be upon him, says: "The hour of judgment shall not come until the Muslims fight the Jews and kill them, so that the Jews hide behind trees and stones, and each tree and stone will say: 'Oh Muslim, oh servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him,' except for the Gharqad tree, for it is the tree of the Jews."
• In the face of the Jewish occupation of Palestine, it is necessary to raise the banner of jihad.
• "Say to the unbelievers: You will surely be defeated and gathered in Hell. Most terrible shall be your resting-place." (Koran, 3:12)

Ismail Haniyeh himself has vowed to use violence to destroy Israel, as reported by Palestinian Media Watch:

We say today, explicitly, so it cannot be explained otherwise, that the armed resistance and the armed struggle are the path and the strategic choice for liberating the Palestinian land, from the [Mediterranean] sea to the [Jordan] river, and for the expulsion of the invaders and usurpers [Israel] from the blessed land of Palestine.

And yet he allowed his granddaughter to be treated by some of these invaders and usurpers. Not only that, but Israel cared for her!

According to The Times of Israel:

On Sunday, the Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, known as COGAT, received a phone call from the Palestinian Authority’s liaison office in Gaza requesting to admit the baby to an Israeli hospital, after her medical condition deteriorated. The baby was immediately transferred to Israel, accompanied by her maternal grandmother.

This seems like a remarkable development, certainly worthy of some news coverage. The Israeli and Jewish press covered it and so did some blogs however, CAMERA’s research turned up no reporting on this story by major news outlets. CAMERA could not find it on network newscasts, cable news, NPR, in The Washington Post, New York Times or any major newspaper. The story was reported by wire services AFP and UPI, but none of the popular press chose to pick it up.

Really? Where’s the coverage?

Watch Haniyeh vow to destroy Israel through violence:

Posted by SC at November 20, 2013 05:15 PM


Does he realize that he is stating that he is willing to give away the very freedom that he uses to condemns being Jewish????

Posted by: Jack Reiff at November 21, 2013 05:02 PM

Don't give people who want to destroy Israel one inch of land. Period! The Palestinians should only be rewarded when they show tolerance and acceptance of Israel's existence and presence. And the Palestinians need to live up to previous agreements. Otherwise, negotiations should not happen. Stay strong Israel!

Posted by: Irwin at December 2, 2013 08:04 AM

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