A Prison Service spokesperson said Abu Hamdeya died in a hospital in southern Israel on Tuesday. After doctors diagnosed his cancer as terminal, an early release process was begun.
Extremist groups from around the world attempted to use this man's death from cancer to fan the flames of hate
American Muslims for Palestine reported:
The American Muslims for Palestine today mourns the death of Palestinian political prisoner Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh, who died from cancer after Israeli prison authorities denied him access to medical treatment.They mourn the death of a man who once targeted families with children, eating in a popular restaurant. They offer condolences to the family of the man who targeted innocent civilians.. They whitewash his atrocities. They eliminate context. There is not a moment's thought of compassion for his intended victims, who were targeted as Jews, guilt only of living their lives in their ancient homeland.
Media reports indicate Abu Hamdiyeh had throat cancer, which spread to his spinal cord.
Issa Qaraqe, the Palestinian Authority minister of prisons, said Abu Hamdiyeh's cancer spread because he did not receive treatment earlier, Maan News reported...
Today, AMP offers our deepest condolences to the Abu Hamdiyeh’s family
Our "partner for peace", the "moderate " PA President Mahmoud Abbas told Fatah leaders in Ramallah "Today, we were surprised to hear about the martyrdom of prisoner Abu Hamdiyeh,”
And again, the streets of the West bank were filled with rioters.