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  2/24/2013, Adar 14, 5773

Fayyad: Disclose the 'True Reasons' of Prisoner's Death

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad expressed his condolences on Saturday night for the death of a PA Arab prisoner in an Israeli prison, and called to investigate his death.

A statement from Fayyad’s office quoted by AFP said he "expresses his deep sorrow and shock over the martyrdom of prisoner Arafat Jaradat in Israeli occupation prisons."

Fayyad "affirms the need to promptly disclose the true reasons that led to his martyrdom," the statement added.