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Image on official Fatah Facebook page glorifies terrorist murderer of 2, calls him “Heroic prisoner,” adding, “Freedom to the prisoners of freedom”

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Naif Abayat – the head of the terror organization the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) in Bethlehem who was involved in the murder of 2 – holding an assault rifle. Behind Abayat is 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: “Heroic prisoner Naif Abayat (i.e., terrorist, involved in murder of 2)”

Posted text: “Prisoner Naif Abayat has begun his 13th year in the occupation’s prison. He was sentenced to 3 life sentences (sic., 2 life sentences and 25 years).
Freedom to the prisoners of freedom.”

Naif Abayat – Palestinian terrorist and head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) in Bethlehem. Abayat was involved in a number of terror attacks, including the murder of Devorah Friedman in a shooting attack near Bethlehem on March 5, 2002, and the murder of a Palestinian he suspected of collaborating with Israel. Abayat is serving 2 life sentences and an additional 25 years.