Mother of 4 terrorists serving 18 life sentences for murder honored by PA
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Aug. 28, 2010

 
     "Issa Karake, Minister of Prisoners' Affairs, awarded theShield of Resolve and Giving to Khansa of Palestine [reference to a woman in the earliest period of Islam who sent her four sons to battle and rejoiced when they all died as Martyrs], Um Yousuf Abu Hmeid, inscribed with the names of her four sons who are imprisoned in the Israeli occupation's prisons. He emphasized, 'The Palestinian mother is a central partner in the struggle, by virtue of what she has given and continues to give. It is she who gave birth to the fighters, and she deserves that we bow to her in salute and in honor.'
This [was said] during a visit yesterday by [Minister] Karake and a delegation from the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs, human rights organizations, and released prisoners, to the home of the Abu Hmeid family in the Al-Am'ari refugee camp. [Karake] joined the meal breaking the [Ramadan] fast with the mother of the four prisoners who were sentenced to several life terms, as well as a fifth Shahid (Martyr) who was caught and executed on the spot by the Israeli special forces, having killed an Israeli intelligence officer and having wounded soldiers. Karake praised the Abu Hmeid family as a model of willpower and of the struggle for the independence of Palestine... It should be noted that the Abu Hmeid family is one of the fighting families of Palestine... All of the family's younger generation have been arrested, and four sons are still in prison: Nasser Muhammad Yousuf Naji Abu Hmeid, sentenced to seven life terms and another 50 years; Nasr Muhammad Yousuf Naji Abu Hmeid, sentenced to five life terms; Sharif Muhammad Yousuf Naji Abu Hmeid, sentenced to four life terms; and Muhammad Muhammad Yousuf Naji Abu Hmeid, sentenced to two life terms and 30 years. This is in addition to their Martyr brother, Abd Al-Mun'im Muhammad Yousuf Naji Abu Hmeid, who died as a Martyr on May 31st, 1994."

Note: The four brothers are serving a total of 18 life sentences for murder.
Nasser Abu Hmeid: 7 life sentences + 50 years - commander in Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, in Ramallah. Convicted of the murders of 7 Israeli civilians and 12 attempted murders.
Nasr Abu Hmeid: 5 life sentences - Member of Fatah’s Tanzim faction, another military wing, and convicted of involvement in two terror attacks.
Sharif Abu Hmeid: 4 life sentences - carried out terror attacks against civilians and soldiers. Helped transport a suicide terrorist to his attack in March 2002.
Muhammad Abu Hmeid: 2 life sentences + 30 years for terror attacks.
Fifth brother Abd Al-Mun'im Abu Hmeid: Killed by Israel after he attacked and killed an Israeli intelligence officer.