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Birzeit University names basketball tourney after terrorist "leader, fighter, and prisoner Marwan Barghouti," who murdered 5 people

Headline: “Birzeit University organizes a basketball championship named after leader prisoner Marwan Barghouti”



“The physical education department of Birzeit University organized its own basketball championship named after leader, fighter, and prisoner Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, orchestrated three attacks in which 5 people were murdered) in the presence of his wife, lawyer Fadwa Barghouti.

The goal of this initiative is to honor fighter Barghouti, one of the leaders of the student movement at Birzeit University.”



The article includes a picture of Fadwa Barghouti, the wife of terrorist Marwan Barghouti, at the championship.




Marwan Barghouti – Palestinian terrorist and member of the Palestinian Authority parliament who is serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks in which 5 people were murdered: one attack on the Jerusalem-Maale Adumim road (June 12, 2001) in which Greek Orthodox monk Tsibouktsakis Germanus was murdered by terrorists Ismail Radaida and Yasser Ah'Rabai, another attack at a gas station in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002) in which Yoela Hen was murdered by terrorists led by Mohammed Matla, and one shooting and stabbing attack at the Seafood Market restaurant in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002) in which Eli Dahan, Yosef Habi, and Police Officer Sergeant-Major Salim Barakat, were murdered by terrorist Ibrahim Hasouna. When arrested by Israel in 2002, Barghouti headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror faction). After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected as a member of the Palestinian Authority parliament. On Dec. 4, 2016, he was elected to Fatah's Central Committee.