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Fatah student movement at Birzeit University glorifies Fatah founder Abu Jihad and Hamas founder Al-Rantisi

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Shabiba Student Movement at Birzeit University

The image shows terrorist Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi, co-founder of the terrorist organization Hamas.

Posted text: “Between rebel Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 125) with the 70 bullets in his body, and resistance fighter [Abd Al-Aziz] Al-Rantisi who chose the Apache (i.e., the military helicopter that killed him) over a natural death, there is an idea of ongoing revolution that the generations are keeping alive and well.
Commander Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi on the 14th anniversary of his death as a Martyr
The [Fatah] Shabiba [Student Movement] of Birzeit [University]”
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Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi - Co-founder of the terrorist organization Hamas. Al-Rantisi incited for terror attacks against Israel, and opposed any compromise with Israel. Al-Rantisi was responsible for many terror attacks and kidnappings, and planned an attack at the Erez checkpoint on June 8, 2003, in which 4 Israeli soldiers were murdered. Al-Rantisi was killed by the Israeli Air Force on April 17, 2004, by missiles shot at his car from a helicopter.

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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