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Fatah Revolutionary Council supports "resistance with all available means" and glorifies terrorists

Headline: “Fatah Revolutionary [Council]: Jerusalem is the heart of the national enterprise and our people must oppose the occupation’s moves”

“[The Fatah Revolutionary Council] summarized its discussions on the following:

4) The connection with the occupying force:

Resistance and fighting against the settler colonialism with all available means ‎(i.e., term used by Palestinians, which also refers to the use of violence and terror) remain the essence of our national enterprise that aspires to end the occupation. Therefore, the Fatah Movement emphasizes its full involvement with all of its frameworks in the popular resistance at all of the sites and points of confrontation with the occupation. We demand the provision of all means of support for this resistance, in things including responding to the needs of our people’s resolve in the areas threatened by the settlement enterprise and the [security] wall…

The Revolutionary Council praised the prisoner’s movement, its symbols, and its members, and prime among them [Fatah] Central Committee members Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, orchestrated three attacks in which 5 were murdered) and Karim Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice), prisoner leaders Ahmad Sa’adat (i.e., leader of the PFLP terror organization) and Maher Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with an accomplice), the most veteran prisoner Fuad Al-Shubaki (i.e., senior PA official and weapons smuggler), [Fatah] Revolutionary Council member Zakariya Zubeidi (i.e., former head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade in Jenin responsible for numerous attacks), all of the prisoner heroes behind bars, and those who are expelled.

It also praised the Martyrs and their families, and supported them.”

The terms “all means,” “all means of resistance,” “all forms,” are ‎used by PA leaders to include using all types of violence, including deadly terror ‎against Israeli civilians such as stabbings and shootings, as well as throwing rocks and Molotov Cocktails.

Marwan Barghouti – Palestinian terrorist and member of the Palestinian Authority parliament who is serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks in which 5 people were murdered: one attack on the Jerusalem-Maale Adumim road (June 12, 2001) in which Greek Orthodox monk Tsibouktsakis Germanus was murdered by terrorists Ismail Radaida and Yasser Ah'Rabai, another attack at a gas station in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002) in which Yoela Hen was murdered by terrorists led by Mohammed Matla, and one shooting and stabbing attack at the Seafood Market restaurant in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002) in which Eli Dahan, Yosef Habi, and Police Officer Sergeant-Major Salim Barakat, were murdered by terrorist Ibrahim Hasouna. When arrested by Israel in 2002, Barghouti headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected as a member of the Palestinian Authority parliament. On Dec. 4, 2016, he was elected to Fatah's Central Committee.

Karim Younes - Israeli Arab serving a 40-year sentence for kidnapping and murdering Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg in 1980 together with his cousin Maher Younes. Younes was originally sentenced to life in prison, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced his sentence in 2012. In May 2017 Younes was appointed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the Fatah Central Committee.

Ahmad Sa’adat - serving a 30-year sentence for heading the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization. A song at a PFLP event also praised him for planning the assassination of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Ze'evi in 2001, but he has not been tried for this crime.

Maher Younes - Israeli Arab terrorist who kidnapped and murdered Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg in 1980 together with his cousin Karim Younes. Younes was originally sentenced to life in prison, but Israeli President Shimon Peres reduced his sentence in 2012. Younes is serving a 40 year sentence.

Fuad Al-Shubaki - senior PA official serving a 20-year prison term. He was behind the attempt to smuggle 50 tons of illegal weapons to the Palestinian Authority aboard the Karine A weapons’ ship in 2002.

Zakariya Zubeidi - Palestinian terrorist and head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) in the Jenin area during the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005), when he oversaw numerous lethal attacks. Zubeidi was taken off Israel's wanted list in 2007 on condition that he refrain from terror as part of a deal with the PA; he was subsequently given a position in the PA Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs and made a Fatah Revolutionary Council member. Zubeidi was arrested by Israel on Feb. 27, 2019, for breaching the deal by committing several shooting attacks with an accomplice - East Jerusalem lawyer Tareq Barghut who worked in the PA Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs – near Beit El north of Ramallah on Nov. 7, 2018 and Jan. 5, 2019, and north of Jerusalem on Dec. 27, 2018; Zubeidi used a car issued to him by the PA in the attacks. Israel has put Zubeidi on trial for all of his past terror activity.