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PA Parliament member praises terrorist stabber: "A blessing of honor"

Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, A New Day program, interview with PA Parliament Member Jihad Abu Zneid following her arrest in Jerusalem on Dec. 10, 2017, while protesting US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Abu Zneid was released and given a 21-day distancing order from Jerusalem; PMW was unable to find details regarding the reason for her arrest

Official PA radio host: “First of all, we say to you welcome back. Certainly the whole world saw you when the occupation police arrested you in front of the people. First of all, we say to you welcome back.” […]
PA Parliament Member Jihad Abu Zneid: “My message is a message of love. The women of Palestine and women of the world have proven every day and every moment that they are generals. Indeed, we are generals of the arena, generals of the streets, true generals because we love Jerusalem and Palestine. A blessing of honor to the young person (i.e., terrorist Yassin Abu Al-Qur’a, stabbed 1) from yesterday [Dec. 11, 2017] who carried out an operation in the streets of western Jerusalem. He had his say as a child of Hebron (sic., Al-Qur’a was from Nablus). We all say Allah willing may we sacrifice our bodies as well as our souls for Jerusalem.”

Yassin Abu Al-Qur’a - Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli security guard outside Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station on Dec. 10, 2017. Al-Qur’a was arrested while trying to flee the scene.

US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel - On Dec. 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instructed the State Department to begin preparations to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump added that the final borders of Jerusalem will be determined during negotiations.

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