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PA TV shows footage of Abbas and PA PM visiting monument to terrorists; PA governor praises terrorists

Official PA TV program The Camp – Resolve Until the Return on PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and PA Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh visiting the Jalazone refugee camp north of Ramallah on Aug. 11, 2019, during which Abbas promised to provide the camp with an ambulance, and on the subsequent delivery of the ambulance, which was accepted by Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam and passed on to the camp.

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PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas lays a wreath of flowers on a monument in the Jalazone refugee camp. On the left of the monument is a picture of terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad” who was responsible for the murder of 125, in the center is former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat, and on the right is terrorist Salah Khalaf “Abu Iyad” who was responsible for the murder of at least 13.

Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam: “We are in the Jalazone [refugee] camp, the camp of resolve, the camp of the Martyrs, prisoners, and wounded – a blessing to everyone in this camp, from the family members of the Martyrs… to all of the families of the Martyrs who have sacrificed so that we will live in freedom and dignity. And all blessings to the family members of the prisoners and wounded. I know that in this camp there are wounded people who have been permanently wounded (i.e., left handicapped) when they fought and resisted, while trying to remain in this camp opposite this 'thief' that is called Beit El (i.e., Jewish town,) which is transient, Allah willing, and our community will remain liberated and whole, Allah willing.”

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, in which a total of 125 Israelis were murdered, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

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.

Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat’s deputy, one of the founders of Fatah, and head of the terror organization Black September, a secret branch of Fatah. Attacks he planned include the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics (Sept. 5, 1972) and the murder of two American diplomats in Sudan (March 1, 1973). It is commonly assumed that his assassin, a former Fatah bodyguard, was sent by the Abu Nidal Organization, a rival Palestinian faction.