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PA official demands British government apologize for execution of 3 terrorists in 1930; labels them “heroes”

Al-Quds, Palestinian daily  |
Headline: “Al-Wahidi calls on Britain to apologize and calls to enter the names of Hijazi, Jamjoum, and Al-Zir into the list of Martyrs of the prisoners’ movement”

“Official Spokesman of the Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs and Fatah Movement Representative on the Prisoners’ Committee of the National and Islamic Forces in the Gaza Strip Nashat Al-Wahidi demanded that Britain issue an official and public apology to the Palestinian people in general, and particularly to the Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli prisons and the families of the Palestinian Martyrs (Shahids) who were executed in cold blood by the British Mandate forces on Tuesday, June 17, 1930, at the Citadel Prison in Acre. This was due to their participation in the Al-Buraq Rebellion (i.e., the Hebron Massacre and riots) that broke out in 1929.
On the 87th anniversary of the deaths as Martyrs of the heroes of Red Tuesday (i .e., reference to three Arab terrorists executed by the British in 1929), which occurs today, Saturday, he said that on Tuesday, June 17, 1930, at 9:00 a.m., the British Mandate forces executed the prisoner rebels in front of their relatives, their families, and their people in cold blood …
Al-Wahidi called on the PA and the relevant Palestinian bodies to enter the names of the heroes of the Al-Buraq Rebellion and Red Tuesday, Muhammad Jamjoum, Ataa Al-Zir, and Fuad Hijazi (see note below –Ed.), into the list of Martyrs of the national Palestinian prisoners’ movement.”

Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hijazi, and Ataa Al-Zir “committed particularly brutal murders [of Jews] at Safed and Hebron,” according to the report by British Government to the League of Nations. They were convicted of attacking British soldiers and murdering Jews in the 1929 Hebron Massacre, in which 65 Jews were murdered. They were executed by the British in 1930.
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