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Joint List MK tried to pay hospital visit to terrorist shot in Jenin clash – report

18 7 15

MK Ayman Odeh, leader of the predominantly Arab Israeli Joint List party, reportedly tried to pay a hospital visit on Friday to Daoud Zubeidi, the brother of notorious terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi, who was critically injured during a clash with Israeli forces in the West Bank.

According to the Kan public broadcaster, Odeh arrived on Friday evening at the Haifa hospital where Daoud Zubeidi is receiving care. However, it was outside visiting hours and Odeh was denied entry by medical staff.

Odeh’s office told Kan they would not comment on the matter.

Odeh’s reported was visit was not the first time the lawmaker has gone to an Israeli hospital to visit a terror suspect.

Last year he went to Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot to see Miqdad Qawasmeh, a Hamas terror group member being held without charge who has been on a hunger strike for nearly three months. Odeh was said to be visiting Qawasmeh to offer his support. While there, he physically clashed with MK Itamar Ben Gvir, a member of the hard-right Religious Zionism party. Qawasmeh later ended his hunger strike.

Daoud Zubeidi, 40, previously served time in........

© The Times of Israel

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