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Summer camp named after Baha Alyan, murderer of three

[Donia Al-Watan, independent Palestinian news agency, Aug. 14, 2016]

Headline: “The Beit Anan Club launched the first Free People of Palestine Camp, Martyr Baha Alyan Pioneers”
    “Today [Aug. 14, 2016], the Beit Anan Club , under the supervision of the Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs (i.e., which is headed by Fatah Deputy Secretary Jibril Rajoub) and in partnership with the Jerusalem Suburbs Education Administration, launched the activities of the first Free People of Palestine Summer Camp, Martyr (Shahid) Baha Alyan Pioneers, in the village of Beit Anan, northwest of occupied Jerusalem. This was part of a series of activities and summer camps that the council launched in the various villages and cities of the homeland. The camp includes 55 male and female participants aged 11 to 17, who will be supervised by 15 male and female [camp] counselors from among the male and female youth of the village… It should be noted that the first Free People of Palestine Camp, The Martyr Baha Alyan Pioneers, will include… informational visits by the [PLO’s] Palestinian Political Guidance [Authority], the Palestinian [Authority] Police, the [Palestinian] Civil Defense, and by a team from the Beit Anan Medical Center.”

Article was published in Donia Al-Watan, independent Palestinian news agency, Aug. 14, 2016; first two paragraphs also appeared in the official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Aug. 16, 2016

Baha Alyan and Bilal Ghanem – 22 and 23-year-old Palestinian terrorists who on Oct. 13, 2015, 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. Ghanem is serving 3 life sentences and an additional 60 years for these murders.

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