UNESCO grants university certificates to Palestinian terrorist prisoners via An-Najah University
UNESCO and An-Najah University issued a certificate to a prisoner for completing a course in International Law and Human Rights. Three of the instructors were convicted murderers:
“Certificate of participation - UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Democracy / An-Najah National University confirms that Mr. Wael Abu Shakhdam has completed a training course in International Law and Human Rights of 15 study hours between the dates of Feb. 25, 2018 - April 30, 2018 at the Nafha Prison
Instructors: Prisoner Yasser Abu Bakr, prisoner Nasser Awais, prisoner Izz Al-Din Hamamrah (i.e., involved in murder of 25) and prisoner Khaled Al-Qorm...
[Signed by: UNESCO] Chair Director Dr. Johnny Asi, [An-Najah National] University Acting President Dr. Maher Natsheh”
[Facebook page of terrorist Wael Abu Shakhdam, Aug. 15, 2020]”
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance, a visit to the home of prisoners Wael Abu Shakhdam and his nephew Shadi Abu Shakhdam, who was involved in the murder of 6 and wounding of over 80
Director of the PA-funded Prisoners’ Club in Hebron Amjad Al-Najjar: "We want to send our blessings to all of our heroic prisoners… and to heroic prisoner Wael Abu Shakhdam Al-Husseini and Shadi Abu Shakhdam Al-Husseini (i.e., terrorist, planned murder of 6) who have been imprisoned for 18 years …"
Sister of Wael Al-Shakhdam and mother of terrorist Shadi Abu Shakhdam: "The proof of their studies [in prison]… I received four certificates in one day…"
- Certificate for a course in International Law and Human Rights (logo of IDNILHR)
- Certificate for a course in International Law and Human Rights (logos of UNESCO and An-Najah University)
- Certificate for a course in International Law and Human Rights (logo of Fatah)
Father of terrorist Shadi Abu Shakhdam: "Prison is a school. There are those who have succeeded in taking advantage of this and succeeded in receiving higher [education] certificates – MA certificates and a diploma."
Three certificates are shown:
- A certificate for completing a course in international law and human rights with Wael Abu Shakham’s name on it. In the upper left corner is the logo of the International Diplomatic Network of International Law and Human Rights (IDNILHR).
- A certificate on which is written at the top: “An-Najah National University.” On the top left is the university’s logo.
- A certificate for Wael Abu Shakham for finishing a 15-hour course in international law and human rights, offered by Fatah, which he took in Nafha Prison. In the top left is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas.
Shadi Abu Shakhdam - Palestinian terrorist who participated in planning the suicide bombing carried out by Andalib Takatka near the Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda outdoor market on April 12, 2002, in which 6 were murdered and more than 80 wounded. Abu Shakhdam is serving 6 life sentences and an additional 20 years.
Wael Abu Shakhdam – Palestinian prisoner. PMW was unable to determine the nature of his crimes.
Three of the instructors teaching the UNESCO/An-Najah University course in International Law and Human Rights were convicted murderers:
Yasser Abu Bakr – Palestinian terrorist and member of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who was responsible for a terrorist attack in Netanya on March 9, 2002, in which two terrorists opened fire and threw grenades at the Jeremy Hotel, murdering Avia Malka, a nine-month-old baby, and Israel Yihye, 27. Abu Bakr was also responsible for the murder of Israeli border policeman Constantine Danilov, 23, who was shot while trying to stop two terrorists from infiltrating Israeli territory in the area of Baqa Al-Gharbiya in northern Israel, as they were on their way to committing a suicide bombing on March 30, 2002. Abu Bakr is serving 3 life sentences and an additional 40 years.
Nasser Awais – Palestinian terrorist who planned many attacks, one of the founders of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah’s military wing), and assistant to arch-terrorist Marwan Barghouti. Awais was convicted of murdering 14 Israelis and wounding dozens in different attacks: 6 murdered in a shooting attack at a Bat Mitzvah celebration in Hadera on Jan. 16, 2002; 3 murdered in a shooting and stabbing attack at the Seafood Market restaurant in Tel Aviv on March 5, 2002; 2 murdered in a shooting attack in Jerusalem on Jan. 22, 2002 ; 2 murdered, 1 a baby, in a hand grenade attack in Netanya on March 9, 2002; one Israeli border policeman murdered when Israeli forces deployed to prevent a planned terror attack in northern Israel on March 31, 2002. Awais is serving 14 life sentences and an additional 50 years.
Izz Al-Din Khaled Hamamrah - Palestinian terrorist and Tanzim (Fatah terror faction) member who recruited 23-year-old Palestinian suicide bomber Muhammad Za'oul, who carried out the suicide bombing of bus no. 14 in Jerusalem on Feb. 22, 2004, in which 8 were murdered and dozens injured. Hamamrah was also involved in shooting attacks in the area of Bethlehem, at the end of 2003 and in February 2004. Hamamrah is serving 10 life sentences.
Khaled Al-Qorm - Palestinian prisoner. PMW was unable to determine the nature of his crimes