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Suicide terror & Shahada
Success of Shahada promotion
Children seek death
10 year-old on Hamas TV: "We all wish for Shahada"
Source: Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas), Jan. 22, 2010
Phone interview broadcast on Hamas TV kids' program, Tomorrow's Pioneers:
Host to girl on phone:
"How was it for you during the [Gaza] war ? Were you afraid that you would die, that you would leave this world?"
"No. I wasn't afraid. I wished for Shahada (Martyrdom) -- Shahada for Allah."
"How wonderful. Even this little girl - how old are you?"
"[She] is not more than ten years old, and wants to die as a Shahida (Martyr) for Allah. We all wish for this [Shahada]."
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Boy vows to join father in Martyrs` Paradise
Source: Hamas website, Feb. 1, 2009
"By Allah, oh my father, I love you more than my own soul, but that is trivial because of my religion, my cause and my Al-Aqsa [Mosque]. Father, my eyes will shed no tears, but my finger will pull the trigger - this trigger that I still remember. I will never forget, beloved father, the times when you taught me the love of Jihad. You taught me the love of arms, so that I would be a knight, Allah willing. I will follow in your steps and fight the enemies on the battlefield. Every drop of blood that dripped from your pure body is worth dozens of bullets directed towards the enemies' chest. Tomorrow I will grow up, tomorrow I will avenge, and the battlefields will know who is the son of the Martyr, the commander, Ashraf Mushtaha. Finally, father, we are not saying goodbye, rather, I'll see you as a Shahid (Martyr) in Paradise. [I am] your son, who longs to meet you, the young knight, Naim, son of Ashraf Mushtaha."
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Child: Martyr is hero, death for Allah is bliss
Source: Palestinian TV (Fatah), Aug. 16, 2008
[the clue to] the riddle: The national hero,
A small child
: A knight riding the "Martyrdom" horse; Martyrdom is bliss. Paradise is yours, the hero of Palestine, who carried a stone to confront a tank.
"On the day of his death Faris Ouda left his home with a slingshot, after having made himself a wreath decorated with photos of himself and having written on it 'The brave
(Martyr) Faris Ouda.'"
[Official PA daily,
Nov. 30. 2000]
"Youth to continue the way of the Shahids (Martyrs)"
Source: Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 12, 2008
“The youth committee of the high school in the Yatta region finished the summer camp activities … in his speech, Jihad Abu Zahra, coordinator of the youth committee … emphasized the desire of the youth to continue the way of the
(Martyrs) until the fulfillment of our people's goals of freedom and independence.”
PA TV glorifies 17 year-old suicide terrorist as hero
Source: Palestinian TV (Fatah), Dec. 23, 2007
PA TV interview with father of suicide terrorist Ayyat al-Akhras. At the age of 17, Ayyat Al-Akhras became the youngest female Palestinian suicide bomber. She killed 2 Israelis and injured 28 in a suicide bombing near a Jerusalem supermarket on March 29, 2002.
“Father of [suicide terrorist] Martyr Ayyat al-Akhras - you and your cause deserve the greatest respect… Ayyat was very young  when she was martyred… In our view, Ayyat is a hero, and we want to hear more and remember this Martyr, since we hold her memory dear in our hearts.”
"[Ayyat's] goal was to study journalism, to promote her Palestinian cause around the world…”
“Through Ayyat's heroic act [suicide bombing] she succeeded in reaching the entire world.”
Girl Shahida smiled as she died for Palestine
Source: Al-Fateh.net - Hamas Website, Mar. 15, 2006
"Su'ad sat next to the driver, to direct him, and she led him to the land-mines. Then the [car] blew-up and all of the soldiers were killed. As for Su'ad, well she became a Shahida (Martyr for Allah) on the grass, while smiling, because she died as a Shahida for Palestine."...
Hamas website for children: Shahada is a new life
Source: Al-Fateh.net - Hamas Website, Mar. 7, 2006
“We shall never surrender. We will rise up in determination, like our ancestors We will sacrifice, sacrifice our lives … the oppressors will be defeated... The blood of the shahid has taught us That Shahada is a new life…”
Girl vows to be buried as Martyr
Source: Palestinian TV (Fatah), Sept. 29, 2003
Girl on phone to TV show:
My name is Alaa, I am from Rafah, ten years old.
Yes, please, Alaa.
Let the pigs and the monkeys know, and their leaders Sharon and Bush, that we shall stay on this land, our birth place and origin. And we shall be buried there, Shahids (Martyrs) for Palestine.”
Child Aspiring to Death for Allah
Source: Al-Ayyam, Nov. 13, 2002
Children’s page in PA daily:
"Poem by Omar Ali Amda (6th grade):
I have responded to my country’s call, my honor shall not fall.
My Shahada (dying for Allah) is in my hands.
I shall redeem my country with my soul...
I am not troubled by the breaking of my bones..."
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