PFLP “praises the heroic operation” in which a Palestinian teen stabbed 2 Israelis, saying that "this is the appropriate response to fight the occupation"
Headline: “The first Palestinian political party responds to the stabbing operation in Jerusalem”
“The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) praised the heroic operation (i.e., stabbing attack, 2 people wounded) that was carried out this evening [Nov. 17, 2021] in occupied Jerusalem, in which three settlers were wounded, one of them seriously (sic., terrorist Omar Ibrahim Abu Asab wounded 2 Israeli border police officers, neither of them seriously, before they shot and killed him in defense). It emphasized that this is the [appropriate] response, and this this is the way to get rid of the occupation and its settlers and fight the occupation’s crimes and its plans against our people and its holy sites.
In a statement, a copy of which reached [the independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan, the PFLP emphasized that this operation again proves that our people’s revolution is continuing, heating up, and becoming more qualitative day by day. It also said that all the attempts to thwart it or conspire against it will fail.”
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) - a socialist Palestinian terror organization and one of the largest factions in the PLO. Founded by George Habash in 1967, PFLP has planned and carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding and throughout the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005). One of its most high profile attacks was the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Ze'evi on Oct. 17, 2001. PFLP has been designated as a terror organization by several states including the US, Japan, Canada, Australia, and the EU.Terrorist prisoner Ahmad Sa’adat has served as PFLP’s secretary-general since 2001; he is serving a 30-year sentence in an Israeli prison for heading the PFLP.
Omar Ibrahim Abu Asab – 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and wounded two Israeli border police officers near the Damascus Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem on Nov. 17, 2021, before the officers shot and killed him in self-defense.