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PA school holds “readers chain” commemorating “heroic” terrorist who killed three

Text and photos posted on the Facebook page of the Mughtaribi El-Bireh Elementary School on April 24, 2016.

The Mughtaribi El-Bireh Elementary School organized a chain of readers in the name of terrorist Baha Alyan on the occasion of Palestinian Prisoner’s Day. The activity was organized by the El-Bireh municipality and the PA Ministry of Education. The school is an official PA school, which is listed on the website of the PA Ramallah and El-Bireh District Directorate of Education. The school posted about 30 pictures of the event. Following are a selection:

This picture shows terrorist Baha Alyan on the poster. The logos of the PA Ministry of Education and El-Bireh are on the poster as well.
Text on sign:
“This is my path. If you really love me, take the books of the chain of readers in the name of Baha
To mark Prisoner’s Day
Place: Al-Mughtaribin School. Time: Sunday, April 24, 2016

This picture shows Baha Alyan’s father holding a certificate of appreciation he received. Behind him is a poster with the following text: “The heroic Martyr Baha Alyan”

This picture shows students participating in the chain of readers holding books and sitting next to each other.

Jerusalem line 78 bus terror attack - On Oct. 13, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, Baha Alyan (22) and Bilal Ghanem (23) boarded a bus in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood with a gun and a knife and attacked passengers, killing Israelis Chaim Haviv (78) and Alon Govberg (51), and Richard Lakin (76), and wounding 3 Israelis. Alyan was shot and killed by an Israeli security guard at the scene and Ghanem, a Hamas terrorist who served time in Israeli prison in 2013-2014, was wounded.