Saturday, November 5, 2011

Abbas to build homes for prisoners released for Schalit

This is the difference between the barbarism of Islam and the civilization of the West. The west incarcerates mass murderers for killing anyone, while Islam rewards them for killing infidels, including civilian men, women and especially children. The more heinous the crime in Western eyes, the more honored the murderers are in Islam.


Abbas to build homes for prisoners released for Schalit
11/05/2011 20:56

Announcement made during meeting between PA president, released Palestinian prisoners; Palestinian Investment Fund will finance housing; PA will also award them with financial grants.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to build houses for the Palestinian prisoners who were released in the Gilad Schalit exchange deal between Israel and Hamas.

The new housing project will be funded by the Palestinian Investment Fund, the Palestinian news agency Wafa reported. The PIF was established in 2003 as an independent investment company with the aim of strengthening the Palestinian economy through key investments.

The announcement came during a meeting between Abbas and some of the released prisoners in his office in Ramallah on Saturday.

Earlier, Abbas decided to award the prisoners financial grants of several thousand dollars for each inmate.

The prisoners will receive up to $5,000 from the PA and $2,000 from the Hamas government in the Gaza Strip.

During the meeting with the prisoners, Abbas said that the issue of the prisoners was at the top of the PA’s list of priorities. He said that PA negotiators raise the issue in all meetings and forums.

Abbas also hailed the prisoners’ “steadfastness in the face of Israeli arrogance.” He also repeated his claim that former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had promised to release Fatah-affiliated prisoners after the release of Schalit in order to strengthen the PA.