Father of murderer praises Allah for “granting us this kindness and choosing our son to be a Martyr for Allah's sake, for the sake of his homeland and our Jerusalem”
Official PA TV News
Official PA TV newsreader: “The Fatah Movement and the student union council at Al-Quds Open University in Jenin marked the anniversary of the death as a Martyr of [former PLO Chairman and PA President] Yasser Arafat, and the first anniversary of the death as a Martyr of prisoner Kamal Abu Wa’er (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of at least 4 people).”
Najib Abu Wa’er, father of terrorist Kamal Abu Wa’er: “At this festive opportunity, we thank Allah for granting us this kindness and choosing our son Kamal to be a Martyr for His sake, for the sake of his homeland and our Jerusalem, and we thank Allah for giving us great honor in this festive event. I send greetings to my brothers, the prisoners of the Palestinian people in the Israeli prisons, and I ask that they continue to show resolve, endurance, and persistence.”
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.
Kamal Abu Wa’er – Palestinian terrorist and member of the PA Presidential Security Force 17 who participated in a number of lethal terror attacks including: the murder of Israeli border policeman Madhat Yousef in a shooting attack at Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus on Oct. 1, 2000; the murder of Rabbi Benjamin Herling in a shooting attack at Mount Eival on Oct. 19, 2000; the shooting and murder of Arnaldo Agranionic, a guard at the town of Itamar, on May 8, 2001; and the murder of 16-year-old Aliza Malka in a drive-by shooting near the entrance of Kibbutz Meirav on Aug. 9, 2001. Abu Wa'er was serving 6 life sentences and died in prison in November 2020.