Fatah official glorifies slain terror leader as a “Martyr” on the anniversary of his death
Text and picture posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen
Posted text: “On the 41st anniversary of the death of the Red Prince (i.e., terrorist and Black September commander Ali Hassan Salameh, responsible for numerous terror attacks) as a Martyr, the promise is the promise and the oath is the oath”
The picture shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat on the left and Ali Hassan Salameh on the right, with Salameh’s son in the middle.
Jamal Muhaisen also serves as Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank.
Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics on Sept. 5, 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.
Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.
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