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Fatah celebrates terrorist Abu Jihad on the anniversary of his death

Headline: “On the 22nd anniversary of the Martyrdom death of commander 'Abu Jihad' , Fatah: [We will] continue the attack and popular resistance until victory and independence”

"In a statement published by [Fatah’s] Culture and Information Commission on the 22nd anniversary of the Martyrdom death of Central Committee member and commander Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir), the party [Fatah] announced that 'The image of the Martyr (Shahid) commander Abu Jihad was and remains a model of the patriotic, devoted Fatah commander. He was a faithful embodiment of belief in his people's cause, and vigorously defended their legitimate national rights. He continued to uphold our people's aims and its right to legitimate resistance, engaging in [resistance] through actions and statements up until his last moment.' The movement emphasized: 'The Palestinian revolution – whose spark was kindled by the Martyr commanders Yasser Arafat and Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir), together with their Martyr brothers in the Fatah leadership, who sacrificed their lives along with those of the Martyrs from among our people for the sake of the Palestinian cause, land, and people – will continue until victory, as Martyr Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) and all the Martyrs of the Palestinian National Liberation movement wanted, until the right of return is realized and the Palestinian flag flies over the walls of Jerusalem, the domes of its churches and the minarets of its mosques."

Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks killing 125 Israelis. This included the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.
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