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PLO official in UK complains Facebook blocks posts praising arch-terrorists, he gave Facebook “official condemnation from Palestine”

PLO Ambassador to the UK Husam Zomlot: “We have noticed that the new or alternative media, in other words the social media, has begun where the traditional media left off… If you publish a post - we monitored [this] in Britain - the international relations and general policy department of these [social media] outlets, Facebook, and Facebook has Twitter and WhatsApp and many others, and Instagram. It controls 3 billion accounts, this is huge. We have noticed and monitored that if you put the word “resistance” in a Palestinian post – you are blocked. The word “Aqsa”! “Aqsa!”

TV host: The word “Martyr”.

Husam Zomlot: “Martyr” – you are blocked… “Abu Jihad” and “Abu Iyad” – you are blocked” …

TV host: “This is intentional.”

Husam Zomlot: “Intentional! Not intentional, it’s a bias… and we told them. I asked for a meeting. I invited them, and I conveyed to them official condemnation from the State of Palestine.”

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.

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.