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Official PA daily calls terrorist bus attackers "Martyrs"

Headline: “Relatives of the Martyrs whose bodies are being held [by the occupation]: The occupation’s actions are not in keeping with international law”
     “Relatives of the Martyrs (Shahids) whose bodies are being held [by the occupation] opposed the use of their sons as a bargaining chip by the Israeli occupation authorities, and emphasized that these actions are not in keeping with international law.
These statements were made yesterday [March 11, 2017] during the press conference held by the National Committee for Support of the Relatives of the Martyrs Whose Bodies are Being Held by the Occupation…
Attorney Muhammad Alyan, the father of Martyr Baha Alyan (i.e., terrorist, murdered 3 with an accomplice), spoke about the latest legal developments on behalf of the Legal Committee for Monitoring the Matter of the Bodies that are Being Held…
Izdihar Abu Sorour, the mother of Martyr Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour (i.e., terrorist, detonated a bomb on a bus), said in a speech on behalf of the families of the Martyrs whose bodies are being held [by Israel] that the public activity supports the legal activity.”

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, murdering 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.

Abd Al-Hamid Abu Sorour – 19-year-old Hamas terrorist who on April 18, 2016, carried out a suicide bombing attack on bus no. 12 in the Talpiot neighborhood in southeast Jerusalem. 21 people were injured in the attack. Abu Sorour died of his injuries a few days later in an Israeli hospital.

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