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Top PA official: “Martyrs are the most sacred” - PA plants trees named for terrorist murderers

Caption:Launching the Alive and Provided For initiative to plant olive tree saplings bearing the names of the Martyrs

Fatah Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub: “We are honoring the Martyrs of the Palestinian cause from 1917 until now. These Martyrs are the most sacred thing we have.”

[Official PA TV, Jan. 6, 2021]

In January 2021, the PA launched a tree planting initiative named Alive and Provided For to honor all Palestinians who died as so-called “Martyrs” since 1917, planting one tree for each “Martyr.” The PA defines "Martyrs" to include all Palestinian terrorists and murderers killed during their terror attacks, including every Palestinian suicide bomber. The PA also includes all Palestinian arch-terrorists such as Abu Jihad who planned the murder of at least 125 Israelis; Salah Khalaf who headed the Black September terror org and planned the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre of Israeli athletes; and mass murderers like Dalal Mughrabi who led the most lethal attack against Israel in which 37 were murdered, among them 12 children. The name Alive and Provided For is a paraphrase of Quran 3:169: “And never think of those who have been killed in the cause of Allah as dead. Rather, they are alive with their Lord, and provided for.”

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Tags to be tied on olive trees:
“Self-sacrificing fighter Martyr Dalal Mughrabi” (led murder of 37, incl. 12 children)
 “Martyr commander Fathi Shaqaqi” (founder of the terror organization Islamic Jihad)
“Martyr commander Salah Khalaf” (planned Olympic massacre)
“Martyr commander Muhammad Abbas ‘Abu Al-Abbas’” (headed the terror organization Palestinian Liberation Front)
 “Martyr commander Yasser Arafat” (Founder of Fatah)

[Facebook page of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Jan. 6, 2021]

Jibril Rajoub also serves as Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the Palestinian Scout Association (PSA).


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