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Terrorists glorified as “heroes” in speech, posters shown on PA TV

Official PA TV program I Call You, on an event honoring the families of terrorist prisoners in the northern Gaza Strip, hosting Fatah Commissioner of the Prisoners, Wounded, and Martyrs in the Gaza Strip Tayseer Al-Bardini


Visual: A woman is holding a baby dressed in a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and a yellow Fatah headband.
Text on headband: “Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ [Brigades] (i.e., Fatah’s military wing) – Al-Asifa Army”


Two posters are shown; the poster on the left shows arch-terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad,” responsible for the murder of 125 Israelis; in the upper right corner is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades with crossed assault rifles and a grenade over the Dome of the Rock.
Text on poster: “Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Al-Asifa Army, Prince of Martyrs (Khalil Al-Wazir)”
 
The poster on the right shows PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas; in the upper left is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, and in the upper right is former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat.
Text on poster: “Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Al-Asifa Army, General Commander of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement [Fatah] and President of the State of Palestine [Mahmoud Abbas] ”


 
Fatah Commissioner of the P risoners, Wounded, and Martyrs in the Gaza Strip Tayseer Al-Bardini: “We call on the members of our Palestinian people and the public of our Palestinian people to act to help these prisoners. We in the Fatah Movement, in the [Fatah] Commission of the Prisoners, Released Prisoners, and Martyrs are doing these activities in order to recall these heroes, to display for all to see the issue and the experience of the prisoners’ movement, which includes in its staff and in solitary confinement prisoners such as Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice), Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist who orchestrated three shooting attacks in which 5 were murdered), [Fuad] Abu Hazem Al-Shubaki (i.e., senior PA official and weapons smuggler) – these heroes who represent an ancient and great history of giving. We are speaking about the experience of the prisoners’ movement. These same heroes are strengthening the true national activity through their lofty and deep experience. In the prisons, the national unity is very much alive.”
 

 
Visual: As Fatah Commissioner of the Prisoners, Wounded, and Martyrs in the Gaza Strip Tayseer Al-Bardini mentions the names of terrorists Karim Younes, Marwan Barghouti, and Fuad Al-Shubaki two posters are shown.

The poster on the left shows Yasser Arafat; in the upper left is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades.
The poster on the right shows terrorist Marwan Barghouti at the top center; to the left is Yasser Arafat, and to the right is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades. Below Barghouti appear Karim Younes on the left and Fuad Al-Shubaki on the right. Below them is on the left Diya Al-Agha – a terrorist who murdered 1, and on the right Nasser Awais – a terrorist responsible for the murder of 14.

Text on upper right of poster: “Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Al-Asifa Army”
Text on upper left of poster: “The Fatah Movement’s military wing”
Text on bottom middle of poster: “Heroes of the battle of freedom and honor”

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.

Karim Younes - Israeli Arab serving a 40-year sentence for kidnapping and murdering Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg in 1980 together with his cousin Maher Younes. Younes was originally sentenced to life in prison, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced his sentence in 2012. In May 2017 Younes was appointed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the Fatah Central Committee.

Marwan Barghouti – Palestinian terrorist who is serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks that murdered 5 people: one attack in Jerusalem (June 12, 2001) in which Greek monk Tsibouktsakis Germanus was murdered by terrorist Ismail Radaida and another unidentified terrorist, another attack at a gas station in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002) in which Yoela Hen, 45, was murdered by terrorists led by Mohammed Matla, and one shooting and stabbing attack at the Seafood Market restaurant in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002) in which Eli Dahan, 53, Yosef Habi, 52, and Police Officer Sergeant-Major Salim Barakat, 33, were murdered by terrorist Ibrahim Hasouna. When arrested by Israel in 2002, Barghouti headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected member of the Palestinian Authority parliament. On Dec. 4, 2016, he was elected to Fatah's Central Committee.

Fuad Al-Shubaki - senior PA official serving a 20-year prison term. He was behind the attempt to smuggle 50 tons of illegal weapons to the Palestinian Authority aboard the Karine A weapons’ ship in 2002.

Nasser Awais – Palestinian terrorist who planned many attacks, one of the founders of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah’s military wing), and assistant to arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti. Awais was convicted of murdering 14 Israelis and wounding dozens in different attacks: 6 murdered in a shooting attack at a Bat Mitzvah celebration in Hadera on Jan. 16, 2002; 3 murdered in a shooting and stabbing attack at the Seafood Market restaurant in Tel Aviv on March 5, 2002; 2 murdered in a shooting attack in Jerusalem on Jan. 22, 2002 ; 2 murdered, 1 a baby, in a hand grenade attack in Netanya on March 9, 2002; one Israeli border policeman murdered when Israeli forces deployed to prevent a planned terror attack in northern Israel on March 31, 2002. Awais is serving 14 life sentences and an additional 50 years.

Diya Zakariya Shaker Al-Agha "Al-Faluji" - Palestinian terrorist who beat Israeli citizen Amatzia Ben Haim to death with a shovel in Ganei Tal in the Gaza Strip on Oct. 11, 1992. Al-Agha is serving a life sentence.
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