Israel's partners in peace happen to have pretty barbaric laws -- like death sentence for selling their property to people of wrong ethnic origin. Such laws were on the books of the Palestinian Authority since 1994. Did anybody notice?
JERUSALEM, Israel -- A senior Palestinian Authority official arrested three weeks ago for collaborating with Israel died after falling from the third floor of a building in Ramallah.
Osama Hussein Mansour, 49, reportedly jumped from the third-floor headquarters of the P.A. Military Intelligence service on Sunday, where he was being interrogated for selling land to Jews, a crime that carries the death penalty under the P.A.
"We discovered that the man who was responsible for thwarting such land deals was himself involved in such transactions," an unnamed P.A. security source told Jerusalem Post Palestinian Affairs correspondent Khaled Abu Toameh. [Read more]