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Fatah post for 53rd anniversary glorifies arch terrorist Abu Jihad, killer of 125

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text:
“On the 53rd anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution, we raise the memory of the Martyr leader members of the Fatah Movement Central Committee.

The image shows a picture of terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir – Abu Jihad, the former head of the PLO terror organization’s military wing who was and responsible for the murder of at least 125 Israelis. To the right is a logo showing a masked Palestinian wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and using a slingshot with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Dome of the Rock behind him, and next to him the number “53” representing the 53rd anniversary of the Launch of Fatah. Under the logo is a picture of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. In the upper right corner appears the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.

Text on image:
“The Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah
Mobilization and Organization Commission – Communications Office

The 53rd anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution

Heroic Martyr (Shahid)
Fatah Movement Central Committee member
Khalil Al-Wazir ‘Abu Jihad’”
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Intilaqa - "the Launch" refers to the beginning of Fatah on Jan. 1, 1965, when it carried out its first terror attack against Israel, attempting to blow up Israel's National Water Carrier.

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, which murdered a total of 125 Israelis, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

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