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Palestinian youths sing songs of violence and "martyrdom" while waving rifles during school graduation

Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the graduation ceremony of the second class of the Al-Istiqlal School of Popular Art, which was attended by Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary Sabri Saidam, Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi, PLO Executive Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad, and Palestinian Writers’ Union Secretary-General Murad Al-Sudani



During the graduation ceremony men are seen posing withprop rifles.


Al-Istiqlal Band Manager Muhammad Qundah: “We have used songs that speak about the land and the love for the land, [national] affiliation, the Martyrs, the prisoners, the wounded, Jerusalem, and all the elements of the Palestinian struggle with all its components. We also use them so that we will have a purposeful statement and tune.”




Sabri Saidam


Tawfiq Tirawi


Azzam Al-Ahmad

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