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19th annual football tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad sponsored by UNDP
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida  -  Apr. 23, 2013


 
Headline: “Draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth.”
     “On Sunday, [April 21, 2013] the [group] draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth born in 1996, took place in the Al-Ansar Club offices in Jerusalem. The tournament is organized by the Ansar Al-Quds Club, sponsored by the United Nations Development Program [UNDP] and funded by the Islamic Development Bank [IsDB]... [The drawing for the championship match brackets was held] in the presence of Deputy Director of the Palestinian [Football] Association – Central Branch Khaled Al-Sayyad, and [Palestinian Football] Association member Imad Qara’in.”
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Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks, including the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.
Following PMW's report on the tournament, UNDP issued a statement denying that they sponsored the event. To view PMW's bulletin on UNDP's statement, click here.

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