Abbas "conveys appreciation and honour for national leader Marwan Barghouti," the terrorist killer of 5 people
Headline: “Fatah commemorates the 20th anniversary of the arrest of national leader Marwan Barghouti”
“The Fatah Movement commemorated the 20th anniversary of the arrest of Fatah Central Committee member and prisoner leader Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, orchestrated three attacks in which 5 were murdered).
Present at [the ceremony] commemorating the anniversary in Ramallah yesterday [May 25, 2022] was Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki as the representative of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas…
Zaki conveyed the president’s blessings and his appreciation and honor for national leader Marwan Barghouti. He expressed his appreciation for the prominent role that he fulfilled in the national struggle since he was young, from his role in establishing the Fatah Shabiba [Youth Movement] up to his participation in the activity in the two Intifadas (refers to first and second Intifadas in which a total of approximately 1,100 Israelis were murdered; see notes below -Ed.).”
Abbas Zaki also holds the position as Fatah Commissioner for Arab and China Relations
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.
The first Intifada - Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel 1987-1993, approximately 200 Israelis murdered
The second Intifada – PA terror campaign (2000-2005) in which more than 1,100 Israelis were murdered.