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Fatah holds rally in honor of terrorist who murdered 125; Abbas rep praises his "struggle"

Al-Quds, Palestinian daily  |
Headline: “Fatah’s Sheikh Radwan branch marked the anniversary [of the death of] the Prince of Martyrs”
     “[Fatah’s] Sheikh Radwan Martyrs West… sub-branch of Fatah’s West Gaza branch marked the anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Commander Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad’ with a mass rally held in the hall of the Al-Ahli Club in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood.
The ceremony was attended by [Fatah] Central Committee member Dr. Amal Hamad, [former Fatah] Central Committee member Abdallah Al-Afranji, and [Fatah] Revolutionary Council member Muhammad Al-Nahel…
Dr. Abdallah Al-Afranji gave a speech in President Mahmoud Abbas’ name, in which he recounted the life of Martyr Khalil Al-Wazir [Abu Jihad] and the history of his struggle, and read aloud to the attendees a personal letter that Martyr Khalil Al-Wazir had sent to him shortly before his death as a Martyr.
Afterwards, Dr. Amal Hamad gave a speech in which she spoke of the sacrifices made by Abu Jihad during the history of the Palestinian revolution, and about his great role in building the foundations of the Fatah Movement.
Hamad emphasized [the importance of] marking the anniversary of the death as a Martyr of Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad,’ as we draw many meanings from his anniversary, and it is an eternal anniversary that inspires future generations to struggle and fight against the occupation and adhere to the basic principles, as it inspired our generation…
At the end of the ceremony Martyr Khalil al-Wazir’s family and the relatives of the Martyrs of the Sheikh Radwan West sub-branch were honored.”

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 also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks. These attacks, which killed a total of 125 Israelis, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.