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Islamic teacher to children at summer camp: Ribat Martyrs get seventy virgins, ordinary Martyrs get only two
Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi speaks to children at an Al-Aqsa Mosque summer camp about Ribat fighters, Martyrs and the virgins awaiting them in Paradise: Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi: “Let's talk about the Hadith (i.e., Islamic tradition) of Prophet Muhammad about the Ribat (religious conflict/war over...”
Jul 26, 2015
Fatah poem glorifies Martyrdom-death as means to attain "Paradise" and "return to Palestine"
Fatah posted the above photo on Facebook showing masked Fatah members stepping on the Israeli flag during a ceremony. A poem printed on the photo demonizes Israel and promotes Martyrdom-death for "Palestine" as the means to attain "Paradise" and its "pleasures":...
Mar 24, 2015
Mother of Martyr: We ululate since “our child is going... to marry the Dark-Eyed Virgins”
A Martyr’s mother: "We say ‘praise Allah’ for everything. It's our duty to give ourselves and our children [for [N2] the cause]. Praise Allah, it's true that this hurts and that we feel agony and pain. Today, every day and every moment, I miss my son. I'll never forget my son. It's true what they..."
Mar 21, 2015
Fatah honors "brave lion" terrorist who murdered 2: “May you rest in Paradise, Martyr”
Text on photo: "In the name of Allah the merciful and compassionate: 'Fight them; Allah will punish them by your hands and will disgrace them and give you victory over them and satisfy the breasts of a believing people' [Quran, Sura 9, verse 14, translation Sahih International] With the..."
Jan 15, 2015
Fatah "welcomes" synagogue terror attack and "escorts the Martyrs (i.e., terrorists)... to Paradise"
On Nov. 18, 2014, two Arab terrorists, Ghassan and Uday Abu Jamal from East Jerusalem, entered a synagogue in Jerusalem and attacked worshippers with guns, knives and axes, killing 4 worshippers and a police officer. The terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli Security Forces...
Nov 18, 2014
Abbas Advisor reposts Fatah poster glorifying shooter of Rabbi Glick: "Fatah... accompanies its heroic Martyr to his wedding"
On Oct. 29, 2014, Mutaz Hijazi, an Islamic Jihad member and released prisoner, attempted to murder Rabbi Yehuda Glick, who was seriously wounded in the shooting attack. The following image and text were posted on Fatah's Facebook page and re-posted by Abbas' advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein: Text:...
Oct 30, 2014
Exhibit at USAID-funded Palestinian university shows arch-terrorists in paradise
The Facebook page of the National University’s Islamic student group of An-Najah University in Nablus, a school funded by USAID, posted text and images from an exhibit they created: Text: “The Promise and Loyalty exhibit – Martyrs’ Week. The Islamic student group at An-Najah University put...”
Mar 30, 2014
PA official glorifies killer of 3 teens
The program shows footage of the PA military funeral for Habash Hanani, who killed 3 teens. District Governor of Nablus Jibrin Al-Bakri: "These are heroes and they defend their cause, and they have a special place in the heart of the Palestinian people. Therefore they are honored as heroes should..."
Feb 12, 2014
Fatah poster on casket of terrorist who "saturated the soil... with his blood" glorifies his "heroic operation" (i.e., terror attack)
Poster on the casket: "The Palestinian National Liberation Movement - Fatah... escorts its Martyr Commander, Habash Al-Saud Hanani to the Dark-eyed Maidens (virgins), [Hanani] who saturated the soil of Beit Furik with his blood in his heroic operation (i.e., killing 3 high school students) on the..."
Feb 11, 2014
PA TV reporter: Murderer of 4 students "wrote the most sublime words of sacrifice with his blood"
PA TV airs footage of the PA TV military funeral for Ahmad Al-Faqih, who killed 4 students. Mother of terrorist Ahmad Al-Faqih: "We are escorting Ahmad today as a bridegroom..." PA TV reporter: "Here, in front of the Martyrs (Shahids) of Dura Cultural Center, the funeral procession turned into a..."
Feb 10, 2014
PA TV glorifies terrorist and describes his death as a wedding
PA TV News reported on the funeral of Muhammad Asi who was killed during an attempted arrest by the Israeli army. PA TV newsreader: “Before being buried in the ground, the Martyr’s (Shahid’s) body was carried when he is borne in a wedding procession to the bride who loved him and whose land he...”
Oct 23, 2013
Mother of terrorist says her son always asked her to pray for his Martyrdom death
PA TV News report about Muhammad Asi’s funeral: PA TV newsreader: “Masses from the Ramallah and El-Bireh district escorted the body of Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Asi from the Palestinian Medical Compound in Ramallah to his place of birth in Beit Lakia in the western part of the district. Occupation...”
Oct 22, 2013
Martyr’s death glorified as a wedding, in rap song on PA TV
PA TV program Good Morning Jerusalem hosted three young rappers. One of them rapped about being prepared to die a Martyr (Shahid) for Jerusalem and about death as sacrifice being the most beautiful death. Youth on PA TV: “I thank God for creating me a Palestinian Jerusalemite. The Friday prayer in...”
Oct 18, 2013
PA-associated youth magazine glorifies death: "If you love death... then you're a Palestinian"
PA-associated educational youth magazine Zayzafuna published for the third time a poem glorifying Martyrdom death for Allah - Shahada: "If you know that you were born with a death sentence, and if you go to your death without caring - then you're a Palestinian! If your song is the song of Martyrdom..."
Sep 1, 2013
Murderers of Jewish civilians in 1929 celebrated on anniversary of their death
Headline: “During the weekly sit-down strike in Gaza and on the anniversary of the Acre prison heroes’ [death] – Al-Bardini: ‘Israel inherited the arbitrary sentences given to the prisoners from the British’” “To commemorate the anniversary of the execution of Fuad Hejazi, Muhammad Jamjoum and Ataa...”
Jun 18, 2013
Jihad fighters who die for Allah are rewarded with Paradise
Sheikh Taleb Al-Silwadi writes “Friday Sermon,” a regular column in the PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida. His column published on May 5, 2013 included the following: "Allah forgives also by virtue of the drop of pure blood from the body of a Jihad fighter who offered what was most precious possession of..."
May 3, 2013
Fatah official: There has been a “form of struggle" for each period, including “weapons,” "stones," and hunger strikes
Interview with Abbas Zaki, member of the Fatah Central Committee, on the PA TV program Palestine This Morning: Zaki: "Actually we started a process of organization and precise reconnaissance, in order to start the Fatah revolution, in January '65. From then until today, 48 years of rivers of blood,..."
May 15, 2012
Speech in Abbas’ name honors female terrorists
"Secretary General of the presidential office, Al-Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim… during a speech he delivered on behalf of President Abbas at the opening of the fourth conference of the Governing Council of the General Union of Palestinian Women… noted the huge sacrifice of Palestinian women, and said:..."
Jan 17, 2012
The Palestinian mother is “a model of giving” for proudly sending off her son to die as a Martyr
"Laila Ghannam, District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh paid a visit yesterday to released prisoners Tamer Shawamreh and Omar Khalil Karakreh [both had been serving time in prison and were released in the framework of the second stage of the Shalit exchange]. Ghannam said: 'The Palestinian..."
Jan 8, 2012
PA Ministry of Culture sponsors “Intifada Anthem” celebrating Martyrdom: “We escorted the Martyr… to his wedding”
Show host welcomes the music group: “We welcome you on behalf of the [PA] Ministry of Culture.” Band sings the song “Intifada Anthem”: “This is our country's word in the face of death: Our language is fire, and the revolution is the roof of our house. We sing it while erasing the step of the thief...”
Dec 30, 2011
"Martyrdom is sweet," and "Martyr" is "groom" on way to "wedding" in song at Palestinian cultural festival
“He sacrificed his life for the land. They wrapped him in white cloth with a flower. He shouted and said: "How sweet is Martyrdom." Meeting his Lord was his choice. He adorned his land with the purest blood. Tears for him are [tears of] joy. [His] mother makes sounds of joy. [The Martyr] a groom...”
Sep 14, 2011
Resistance Committees: Terrorist Abed’s death is a “wedding”
On August 18, 2011, several Palestinian terrorists armed with rifles and bombs carried out a series of coordinated terror attacks near Eilat killing 6 civilians, a soldier and a security officer. Israel responded to the attacks by targeting the leaders of the organization behind the terror attack,...
Aug 20, 2011
Mother about terrorist "Martyr" son: He wanted 70 wives
Mother of bomb maker, Yusuf Shaker Al-Asi: "People always told me, 'Marry him off, so he will bring you happiness.' I said to him (my son), 'I want to marry you off.' He said, 'Are you laughing at me? Just one wife?' I asked him, 'What do you want? Four, according to tradition?' He said: 'I won't..."
Aug 2, 2011
Palestinian kindergarten class performs play called "The Martyr's Wedding"
"'The Birds of Paradise' kindergarten held a nice graduation party... The ceremony included beautiful performances... one of the most outstanding was a play from the story of Little Red Riding Hood, and another performance named 'The Martyr's (Shahid's) Wedding', delighted the audience by the..."
Jun 2, 2011
Poem in PLO youth magazine depicts a "Martyr's" death as a wedding
Poem written by a boy in 6th grade, published in PLO youth magazine Zayzafuna: “My mother went to the home of the Martyr (Shahid) to express condolences… My mother said [to the Martyr’s mother]: ‘Why do you weep? He died as a Martyr, do not be sad. ‘His mother said: ‘My tears f low from sadness...”
Feb 1, 2011