The Palestinian Authority’s official newspaper recently accused Israel of launching a coronavirus “holocaust” against Palestinian prisoners in its custody, even as UN officials praised Israeli and Palestinian leaders for their strong cooperation in combating the pandemic.

An editorial in the PA mouthpiece Al-Hayat al-Jadida falsely claimed that the spread of coronavirus in Israel had “caused the Palestinian prisoners in the occupation’s detention camps to protest and return the food portions, because the occupation authorities have not taken the necessary steps to prevent the spread of the virus, and added insult to injury when they withheld disinfectant and cleaning materials from the prisoners — as if we are on the brink of a holocaust against the Palestinian prisoners, but not through ovens but rather through an invisible virus that still has no cure!”

Comparisons between Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and the murder of millions of Jews in gas chambers (“ovens”) by the Nazis during World War II are routine in the Palestinian press.

Read More: Algemeiner

Related Articles:

Israeli startup to power UK’s public transport with new tech

An Israeli startup with expertise in AI technology is set to help the UK public transport system improve its efficiency. Looking to advance their mobility fleet, the UK's biggest bus,...

ICC investigation against Israel is ‘undiluted antisemitism and the height of hypocrisy’ – Netanyahu

The International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate alleged war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is “the epitome of antisemitism and hypocrisy”, Israel's Prime Minister,...

‘Dangerous’ war crimes investigation against Israel could lead to claims against British Armed Forces, say Tory MPs

A group of pro-Israel MPs from the Conservative Party have urged the government to stand by Israel against the International Criminal Court’s “dangerous” investigation into false claims...

Foreign Secretary urged to proscribe Iran’s ‘Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’

The UK's Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has been urged to proscribe the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the Iranian regime's notorious militia which is a branch of Iran's...

UK: 100 MPs and peers accuses Bristol Uni professor of ‘inciting hatred against Jewish students’

More than 100 MPs and Peers have signed a letter accusing Bristol University professor David Miller of “inciting hatred against Jewish students”.The All Party Parliamentary Group Against...

We call upon the UK Government to officially recognise Jerusalem is Israel's capital and move its embassy to Jerusalem.