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Fatah Facebook glorifies female suicide bomber as a “Martyr” and a “daughter of Fatah”


Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Glory to the Martyrs (Shahids) – walking on the path
Today, Jan. 28, 2002 (sic., Jan. 27, 2019), is the 17th anniversary of the death as a Martyr of a daughter of Fatah – a daughter of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing), Martyr Wafa Idris (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 1 and wounded over 100)”


The image shows terrorist Wafa Idris wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) patterned headband, and at the bottom on the left and right 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:
“The first female Martyrdom-seeker of the Al-Aqsa Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) –
Martyr Wafa Idris
Jan. 28 (sic., Jan. 27), 2002”

The image shows terrorist Wuroud Qassem – who participated in planning a terror attack – holding a Kalashnikov assault rifle and wearing a keffiyeh pattern headband. Qassem’s picture was apparently uploaded with the post about Wafa Idris due to her being mistaken for Idris.

Wafa Idris – The first Palestinian female suicide bomber. Belonging to Fatah, she carried out a suicide attack on Jaffa Road in central Jerusalem on Jan. 27, 2002, murdering 1 and wounding over 100. As a volunteer for the Palestinian Red Crescent she was able to bypass Israeli security and enter Jerusalem in a Palestinian ambulance.

Wuroud Qassem – 20-year-old Israeli Arab female terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who participated in planning a bombing attack at a restaurant in Ra’anana in 2006 that was thwarted. Qassem was arrested in October 2006 and served 6 years in prison.