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PA official praises "qualities" of terrorist who planned Olympic massacre

Headline: "President [Abbas] and the leadership participate in the funeral of Al-Hindi, and receive condolences on the death of the deceased at the headquarters in Ramallah"
     "Secretary General of the Presidential office, Al-Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim, delivered a speech in which he praised the qualities of the deceased. He emphasized that the loss of Al-Hindi is a great loss to the Palestinian people, who are bereaved of a prominent national leader.
Abd Al-Rahim noted that the deceased had been taught by the founders of the Palestinian dream, and was a member of the founding generation of the [Palestinian] revolutionary movement. He also said that [Hindi] had taught men who would continue to wave the flag of the state and of independence.
The Secretary General of the Presidential office said: 'We shall continue in the path of the Shahid (Martyr) Yasser Arafat and his fellow Shahids, such as [rank] Amin Al-Hindi, until the realization of the dream of establishing an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.'"

Note: Amin Al-Hindi was one of the senior planners of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in the Munich Olympics in 1972.

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