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Fatah Facebook glorifies terrorist leader as “Martyr commander hero”

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows terrorist Ali Hassan Salameh, commander of operations of the Black September terror organization.

Text on image: “Martyr commander hero

Ali Hassan Salameh

‘Abu Hassan’”

Posted text: “A Thorny Flower / By: Huda Al-Sinawi

A pleasant and elegant knight

Who did not know what impossible is in the revolution

Whose enemy pursued him everywhere

And his enemy pursued him publicly and clandestinely…

And if he had not defeated their entity,

They would not have gone to such bother

And the enemy would not have caught up with him

If Allah had not wanted to put him together with the Martyrs

And his soul ascended to its Creator

After he left within us a path and legend of self-sacrifice

And of perseverance and determination

And an oath of obligation and loyalty

To continue the path of the struggle

Until victory

And until our flag waves in the sky

I give these words as a present to the soul of Martyr, commander, and symbol Abu Ali [Hassan] Salameh and all the Martyrs of Palestine; to them we swear allegiance.”

Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics on Sept. 5, 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.