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Fatah branch commemorates and glorifies suicide bomber that killed 11


Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

Posted text: “The Martyr’s (Shahid’s) family and the Fatah Movement organizational branch at the Deheisheh [refugee camp] invite you to a commemoration of the 17th anniversary of the death of Martyr Muhammad Daraghmeh (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 11) on Saturday at 6:00 p.m., at the home of the Martyr’s father.”

Image shows two pictures of terrorist Muhammad Daraghmeh – a suicide bomber who murdered 11 – reading from a piece of paper. In the picture on the right Daraghmeh is wearing a military uniform and a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and holding a Kalashnikov assault rifle, and in the picture on the left his face is covered by a keffiyeh.

In the upper left corner 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. In the upper right corner is the logo of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, which includes crossed assault rifles and a grenade over the Dome of the Rock.

Text on image: “‘We bid you farewell and took an oath: We will restore your beauty – that is a promise’ (a line from a song about the 1982 First Lebanon War –Ed.)
Heroic Martyrdom-seeker
Muhammad Ahmed Daraghmeh Al-Shou’ani
Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades
The Deheisheh refugee camp
March 2, 2002”

Muhammad Daraghmeh Al-Shou'ani – terrorist of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who carried out a suicide bombing at the entrance to a yeshiva (religious studies academy) in the Beit Yisrael neighborhood of Jerusalem on March 2, 2002, shortly after a Bar Mitzvah celebration had taken place there. 11 people were murdered in the attack, among them children and babies, and 50 were injured.