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Fatah Facebook and Fatah official glorify terrorist "Abu Sukkar"

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Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on July 16, 2017 and on the Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Dr. Jamal Muhaisen on July 15, 2017


Posted text: "On this day, July 16, 2013, released prisoner Ahmad Abu Sukkar (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 15) - a member of the Fatah Movement Advisory Council who was the most veteran prisoner while he was in prison – passed away. Abu Sukkar was born in the town of Turmus Ayya in the Ramallah and El-Bireh District, and was convicted by the occupation of the refrigerator explosion operation in Tel Aviv (sic., Jerusalem) in 1975 in which several Israelis were killed. He was sentenced to life and an additional 30 years, served 27 years in prison, and was released in 2003."

The picture shows terrorist Ahmad Abu Sukkar.

Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar - planned a bombing attack in 1975 in which a refrigerator filled with explosives was detonated in Jerusalem. 15 people were murdered and over 60 people were wounded. He was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years, but was released from prison after 28 years as part of a goodwill gesture from Israel to the PA in 2003. He was a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and an advisor to Arafat on prisoners' affairs. He died of a heart attack in 2013 in the PA.
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