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Father of terrorist deplores incarceration of his son

Official PA TV News, on Easter holiday for the family of terrorist John Qaqish, who stabbed and wounded 2 Israelis

Official PA TV reporter: “Regarding prisoner [John Qaqish] (i.e., terrorist, stabbed 2) in his 20s – who was sentenced to 11 years (sic., 9) on charges of stabbing during the period of the abuse of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque Murabitat (i.e., those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic; refers to 2015-2016 Palestinian terror wave) – his pictures fill the home, but they do not succeed in covering up the absence of the only son among four sisters.”

Terrorist’s father Walim Qaqish: “For my part, I will have a holiday when John returns.”

John Qaqish – 20-year-old Palestinian Christian terrorist who stabbed and wounded two Israelis, aged 16 and 17, in the Old City of Jerusalem as they were on their way to pray at the Western Wall during the Shavuot holiday on May 24, 2015. Qaqish, whose attack was caught on security cameras, is serving a 9-year sentence.


Palestinian terror wave (2015-2016) – Palestinian violence and terror attacks against Israelis, ‎including stabbings, shootings, throwing Molotov cocktails, and car rammings. It started in September 2015 and as of July 2016, 40 people were murdered (36 Israelis, 1 Palestinian, 2 Americans, and 1 foreign worker from Eritrea) and over 500 wounded.