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Fatah commemorates terror leader on "the death of the Red Prince as a Martyr"

Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

Posted text: “Today is the 41st anniversary of the death of the Red Prince as a Martyr (i.e., terrorist and Black September commander Ali Hassan Salameh, responsible for numerous terror attacks)”

On the left is a picture of terrorist Ali Hassan Salameh. On the right are pictures of Salameh with his children, Salameh with former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat, and Salameh with his wife.

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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