PA PM Fayyad sponsors exhibition honoring terrorist
Headline: Opening of "Candles of Freedom" exhibition named for Shahid (Martyr) Abdallah Daoud
"The Shahid (Martyr) Abu Jihad Center for Prisoner Affairs today opened the "Candles of Freedom" exhibition, under the auspices of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, at the community center hall of the Balata camp. This time, the exhibition was named for the Shahid commander Abdallah Daoud, who recently died as a Shahid (Martyr) in Algeria and was buried in his place of birth, in the Balata camp.
The opening [of the ceremony] was held in the presence of the Minister of Prisoners' Affairs, Issa Karake, member of the Fatah Central Committee Mahmoud Al-Aloul, and former [Deputy] Prime Minister, Dr. Nasser Al-Din Al-Shaer,… veteran former prisoner, Said Al-Ataba, and the other political, civic and academic bodies…
In his speech, member of the [Fatah] Central Committee Mahmoud Al-Aloul praised the naming of the exhibition after the Shahid Abdallah Daoud, and noted that the Shahids and prisoners had made sacrifices for the sake of their homeland and their people…
Fahd Abu Al-Hajj, director of the Abu Jihad Center for Prisoner Affairs and curator of the exhibition… dedicated the exhibition to the spirit of the Shahid Abdallah Daoud."
Note: Abdallah Daoud headed the Palestinian intelligence service in Bethlehem, and was one of the terrorists who stormed into the Church of the Nativity in 2002, continuing to fight against Israel for several weeks while using the monks and the religious site as a shield. He was deported to Cyprus and later Mauritania, and died in Algeria of natural causes.