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Video: PA: Songs glorifying martyrdom and violence are “popular”

Official PA TV host: “Many critics notice that the national songs – especially [those] that are prominent and quickly [become] popular– originally are based on events that occur to the Arab nation… The songs of the Palestinian revolution were and have remained in the minds of many of us until the present time, and they are sung at many national and social events…"

From Acre Prison
From Acre Prison went forth the funeral
of Muhammad Jamjoum and Fuad Hijazi

Where Are the Millions
Where are the millions?
Where is the Arab people?
Where is the Arab rage?
Where is the Arab blood?
Where is the Arab honor? …
My chest is a machine gun’s magazine, where are you, my brothers?

Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hijazi, and Ataa Al-Zir “committed particularly brutal murders [of Jews] at Safed and Hebron,” according to the report by British Government to the League of Nations. They were convicted of attacking British soldiers and murdering Jews in the 1929 Hebron Massacre, in which 65 Jews were murdered. They were executed by the British in 1930.