Fatah again honors planner of
Munich Olympics massacre
by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
Palestinian terrorist Amin Al-Hindi was one of the senior planners of the murders of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972. This week's Fifth Convention of the Fatah Revolutionary Council headed by Mahmoud Abbas was named in his honor.
|Poster at the Fifth Convention of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council, Ramallah named in honor of “The Shahid (Martyr) commander Amin Al-Hindi”
The picture of the meeting shows Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas sitting in the center of the table and the text on the banner behind him reads:
"Palestinian National Liberation Movement - Fatah
Fifth Convention of the Revolutionary Council
Shahid (Martyr) Commander Amin Al-Hindi Convention
November 24-25, 2010
Ramallah - Palestine"
[Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Nov. 25, 2010]
Earlier this year the official PA daily described his participation in the Olympic massacre, saying he was "one of the stars who sparkled... at the sports stadium in Munich." The attack itself was referred to as "just one of many shining stations" in his life. [Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 20, 2010]
Palestinian Media Watch has reported that the Palestinian Authority already honored Al Hindi after he died earlier this year.
PMW has reported on the ongoing Palestinian Authority glorification of terror