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PA TV segment dedicated to PFLP terrorist

Official PA TV filler entitled "These are my ancestors: Martyr (Shahid) commander Wadi' Haddad (Abu Hani)”
     "He [Haddad] commanded units which operated in various places in the world, and was behind the famous plane hijackings which were meant to turn the world's attention to the Palestinian cause. When the Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine, of which he was a member] decided, in 1973, to halt its plane hijackings, he opposed the decision and left the organization… The Fifth National Conference of the Popular Front restored the Martyr’s honor and standing in the organization, considering him a ‘national and Palestinian symbol, who gave everything for the sake of Palestine, which he always dreamt [of reaching] and strove to reach.’”

Note: Wadi’ Haddad - a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who was directly responsible for many of the PFLP's most prominent terror attacks, including a series of hijackings of Israeli EL AL planes in the 1960s and 70s. These included the hijacking of an EL AL plane flying from Rome to Tel Aviv on July 22, 1968 – the plane was forced to land in Algiers, where the 32 passengers were held as hostages for 39 days; the EL AL Flight 253 attack in Athens on December 26, 1968; the hijacking of 3 planes on September 6, 1970, which were forced to land, after which the passengers were released; and the hijacking of Air France Flight 139 on June 27,1976, whose passengers were freed in Israel’s Operation Entebbe.
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