Fatah branch glorifies terrorist who killed 1 as a “Martyr”
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch
Posted text: “Fifteen years since the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of commander Atef Abayat (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1), commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) in Bethlehem.”
The image shows terrorist Atef Abayat holding a machine gun while wearing a helmet and loaded combat vest.
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Atef Abayat – Tanzim (Fatah terror faction) commander in Bethlehem who was accused of murdering Sarit Amrani in a shooting attack in the West Bank (Sept. 20, 2001). He was also accused of shooting at the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo. Abayat was killed in a car explosion about a month after the murder of Sarit Amrani. PMW has been unable to verify the circumstances surrounding his death.
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