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PLO head of Prisoners’ Affairs meets and glorifies terrorist who planted a bomb in an Israeli movie theater

Headline: “Abu Bakr begins his visit in Cairo with a meeting with released prisoner Barnawi”
 “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr began his visit in Cairo, the capital of Egypt, on Friday [Nov. 16, 2018] with a meeting with the first female prisoner of the Palestinian revolution, released prisoner Fatima Barnawi (i.e., terrorist, attempted to bomb a movie theater)… Abu Bakr emphasized that the fact that the program [of his visit to] Cairo… began with a visit to released prisoner Barnawi was meant to emphasize her position in the history of the Palestinian revolution, out of appreciation for her great sacrifice throughout her activity in the struggle, as she never hesitated to do everything she could for the homeland… Abu Bakr emphasized that he is proud of released prisoner Barnawi and of all of the Palestinian female prisoners… who were true partners alongside the Palestinian resistance members inside the prisons and outside of them, and whose acts of heroism had a central role in strengthening the unrelenting resolve for more than seven decades. Abu Bakr listened to released prisoner Barnawi, who told many stories of heroism, sacrifice, and fearless self-sacrifice… Released prisoner Barnawi was born in Jerusalem in 1939. She was arrested in October 1967, after she placed a bomb in Zion Theater in Jerusalem. She was sentenced to life, but she only spent 10 years in captivity. She was released on Nov. 11, 1977, and expelled to Egypt.”
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The picture accompanying the article shows Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr (on the right) with terrorist Fatima Barnawi.


Fatima Barnawi Palestinian female terrorist who placed a bomb in a movie theater in Jerusalem in 1967. The bomb failed to explode. She was sentenced to life imprisonment but was released in 1977 after serving 10 years. In 2015, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas honored Barnawi with the Military Star of Honor.


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