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PA includes female terrorists among female role models, among them murderer, bomb maker, hijacker

Official PA TV program Special Interview, on International Women’s Day, hosting Chairwoman of the PLO General Union of Palestinian Women Muna Al-Khalili, PA Minister of Social Development Ahmed Majdalani, and Director-General of the AWRAD research center Dr. Nader Sa'id

Visual: At the beginning of the program pictures are shown of prominent Palestinian women. Among politicians, writers, and educators PA TV included:

Laila Khaled  - Plane hijacker

Fatima Barnawi - Terrorist

Rabiha Diab - Politician

Fadwa Tuqan - Poet

Hind al-Husseini - Philanthropist

Hanan Ashrawi - PLO leader

Shadia Abu Ghazaleh - Terrorist, bomb maker

Miriam Abu Daka - Politician

Shadia Abu Ghazaleh - Terrorist, bomb maker

Dalal Mughrabi - Terrorist murderer

Fadwa Tuqan - Poet

Um Nasser Abu Hmeid - Mother of terrorists

Laila Ghannam - PA governor

Amal Hamad - PA minister

Unidentified Palestinian woman: "What my mother instilled in me I pass on to my children. I teach them that this land is ours and must be protected, through both the resistance (i.e., also includes violence) and the words… The [Palestinian refugees’] right of return is a right that it is impossible for us to relinquish… Palestine is ours and we will return."

The term “resistance” is used by Palestinians to also refer to the use of violence and terror”

Laila Khaled - Palestinian terrorist and member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who participated in the hijacking of TWA flight 840 from Rome to Athens on Aug. 29, 1969 and the hijacking of El Al flight 219 from Amsterdam to New York on Sept. 6, 1970. The second hijacking was averted by the pilot and security personnel on board. They shot Khaled’s accomplice, Patrick Argüello, who had murdered one of the flight attendants. Khaled was overpowered and the plane landed in London, where Khaled was handed over and held by British police until she was exchanged on Oct. 1, 1970 for hostages held by the PFLP.

Fatima Barnawi - Palestinian female terrorist who placed a bomb in a movie theater in Jerusalem in 1967. The bomb failed to explode. She was sentenced to life in prison but was released in 1977 after serving 10 years. In 2015, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas honored Barnawi with the Military Star of Honor.

Shadia Abu Ghazaleh - Female Palestinian terrorist and member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization who prepared bombs for many attacks against Israel. While she was preparing a bomb for an attack in Tel Aviv in 1968, it accidentally detonated and killed her. 

Dalal Mughrabi – female Palestinian terrorist who led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, murdering 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.

Um Nasser Abu Hmeid – Palestinian woman famous and admired in the PA for being the mother of 5 terrorist prisoners serving life sentences (4 of them serving multiple life sentences), and another whom the PA refers to as a "Martyr." Abu Hmeid is also called Khansa of Palestine, which refers to Al-Khansa from the earliest period of Islam who sent her four sons to battle and rejoiced when they all died as Martyrs. Abu Hmeid was honored by the PA in 2010 and 2015, and was chosen in 2011 to launch the PA’s statehood campaign with the UN. Her terrorist sons: Islam Yusuf Abu Hmeid, murdered 1 on May 24, 2018, and is serving life in prison and an additional 8 months; Muhammad Abu Hmeid, serving 2 life sentences and 30 years for involvement in terror attacks; Nasser Abu Hmeid, serving 7 life sentences and 50 years for murdering 7 Israeli civilians and 12 attempted murders; Nasr Abu Hmeid, serving 5 life sentences for involvement in two terror attacks in which 4 were murdered, and arms dealing; Sharif Abu Hmeid, serving 4 life sentences for involvement in terror attacks in which 4 were murdered; Abd Al-Mun'im Muhammad Yusuf Naji Abu Hmeid, murdered 1 on Feb. 13, 1994, and was killed by Israel on May 31, 1994.


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