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Fatah: Terrorist Mughrabi is symbol in history of Palestinian struggle

Headline: "In response to what Netanyahu calls incitement - Fatah: We are proud of Dalal Mughrabi, and she is a great symbol in the history of our national struggle"
"Fatah spokesman, Dr. Fayez Abu Aytah, said that the Israeli Prime Minister's words concerning what he referred to as acts of incitement on the part of the Palestinian Authority, were said as part of the twisting of facts and the fabrications against the [Palestinian] Authority...

Abu Aytah responded to statements by the Israeli Minister of Information, who described the Shahida (Martyr) Dalal Mughrabi as a terrorist. Concerning the intention of the Palestinian Authority to inaugurate a square named after [Dalal Mughrabi] in Ramallah, he said: 'The Shahida (Martyr) Dalal Mughrabi is a symbol in the history of our national struggle, and the Palestinian people is proud of her sacrifice. Likewise, Fatah is proud of Dalal's affiliation with it as a movement of national liberation which is continually innovating new methods of struggle.' He emphasized: 'It is the right of Fatah, of the Palestinian Authority, and of the Palestinian people to celebrate the anniversary of her Martyrdom in a manner that is worthy of her, as a heroine, a commander who fought with honor against an occupation army. It is our right to eternalize her name; we do not wait for anyone's approval to emphasize our loyalty to the Shahids (Martyrs).'"

Note: Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel's history in 1978, when she and other terrorists hijacked a bus and killed 37 civilians, 12 of them children.