Topic | Choose topic/s and define your search
Affiliations / Personalities
Sources
Date Range

Palestinian woman gets engaged to imprisoned murderer

Official PA TV host: “Sanabel Al-Ra’i, the sister of prisoner Shaher Al-Ra’i (i.e., prisoner, administrative detention), decided to get engaged to prisoner Basel Al-Asmar (i.e., murdered Israeli minister)”…

Visual: Images are shown of the engagement ceremony.

Father of terrorist Basel Al-Asmar: “We have come to you to ask for the hand of your resolute, modest, and most honorable daughter Sanabel Ali Al-Ra’i, who grew up in a fighting family, a family of resolve and Martyrs, a family of imprisonment and giving, who grew up with modesty, honor, pride, and love of the homeland. We have come to ask for her hand to become engaged to our son, the heroic prisoner who is standing firm behind bars, one of the heroes of the Palestinian commandos, a man of rapid response, Basel Abd Al-Rahman Al-Asmar.”

Visual: Poster at the ceremony shows Basel Al-Asmar, one of the murderers of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Ze'evi; and Ahmad Sa’adat, Palestinian terrorist convicted of heading the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization. A song at a PFLP event also praised him for planning the assassination of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Ze'evi in 2001, but he has not been tried for this crime. Sa’adat is serving a 30-year sentence. 

Text on poster:
“Secretary General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), prisoner, and comrade Ahmad Sa’adat together with all the members of the Political Bureau and the Central Committee and all the comrades send [their best wishes] to prisoner commander and comrade Basel Al-Asmar, on the occasion of his wedding to the comrade Sanabel Al-Ra’i. Freedom for male and female prisoners, they will inevitably win.”