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PA official blesses terrorists, claims Jesus was a Palestinian, wishes to celebrate Christmas in Jerusalem “liberated from the occupation’s defilement”

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam

Posted text: “[Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor] Dr. Laila Ghannam and next to her Ramallah Mayor Musa Hadid and a number of distinguished priests and official and prominent figures, during their participation in the opening of the Christmas celebrations at the Christmas market in the Ramallah Municipality building… Ghannam directed a blessing to our prisoners and their families and the families of the Martyrs, and particularly to the mother of Martyr prisoner Sami Abu Diak (i.e., terrorist, murdered 4). She noted that at this opportunity we recall the suffering of Jesus the Palestinian, and she wished that we will soon celebrate Christmas in Jerusalem that will be liberated from the occupation’s defilement.”

Sami Ahed Abu Diak - Palestinian prisoner arrested in 2002 during the 5-year PA terror campaign, the Intifada, and serving 3 life sentences and an additional 30 years. Abu Diak died in prison of cancer on Nov. 26, 2019; Israel had provided cancer treatment for him in prison. PMW has been unable to determine the details of his crimes.