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Girl plants roses for “freedom tunnel” terrorists in PLO summer camp

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports

 

Posted text: “‘I planted roses with the names of “the freedom tunnel” prisoners (i.e., 6 terrorist prisoners who temporarily escaped Gilboa Prison; see note below) and made a painting that expresses their suffering so that we will convey their message in spite of the chains and the prison cells,’ says 12-year-old Maryam Aweis from the Jenin [refugee] camp, and adds, ‘I am participating in the summer camp for the first time, there I learned the symbolism of the [Palestinian] anthem Fida’i (i.e., “Self-Sacrificing Fighter,” see note below for full lyrics) and the traits of the self-sacrificing fighter, the meanings of the keffiyeh (Arab headdress) [and] the flag of Palestine, I got to know my people’s heritage from up close, I improved my skills in painting and combining colors, and I am going to develop my painting skills, because art is one of the types of ideological resistance.’ Maryam is participating in the ‘Martyrs’ Camp’ summer camp, which is organized by the Women’s Activism Center in the Jenin camp.”

 

 

Visual:

The image shows Maryam Aweis standing next to roses she planted for the six terrorists who temporarily escaped Gilboa Prison, while participating in a PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports summer camp.

 

2021 Gilboa Prison escape – 6 Palestinian terrorist prisoners escaped from Israel's Gilboa Prison on Sept. 6, 2021, by widening the hole of the shower drainpipe in the floor of their cell. One terrorist is from Fatah - Zakariya Zubeidi, and the other five are from Islamic Jihad - Ayham Kamamji, Muhammad Ardah, Mahmoud Ardah, Yaqub Qaderi, and Munadil Nafiyat. Four of the terrorists were recaptured after five days: Zubeidi, Ardah, Ardah, and Qaderi. Kamamji and Nafiyat were arrested in Jenin on Sept. 18, 2021 along with two accomplices. Zubeidi was head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) in the Jenin area during the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005), when he oversaw numerous lethal attacks, and he also carried out shooting attacks in 2018-2019. Kamamji participated in the murder of 18-year-old Eliyahu Asheri on June 25, 2006, and planned to blow up a bus using an exploding car. Muhammad Ardah participated in initiating and executing a suicide bombing on bus no. 823 on Nov. 29, 2001, in which 3 people were murdered and many others were wounded. Mahmoud Ardah was involved in numerous attacks; the website of Islamic Jihad’s military wing defined him as the "commander" of the prison escape. Qaderi committed a shooting attack on Sept. 18, 2002 with an accomplice in which Israeli Yosef Ajami was murdered and a foreign worker was wounded. Nafiyat was being held in administrative detention.

Zakariya Zubeidi - Palestinian terrorist and head of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) in the Jenin area during the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005), when he oversaw numerous lethal attacks. Zubeidi was taken off Israel's wanted list in 2007 on condition that he refrain from terror as part of a deal with the PA; he was subsequently given a position in the PA Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs and made a Fatah Revolutionary Council member. Zubeidi was arrested by Israel on Feb. 27, 2019, for breaching the deal by committing several shooting attacks with an accomplice - East Jerusalem lawyer Tareq Barghut who worked in the PA Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs - near Beit El north of Ramallah on Nov. 7, 2018 and Jan. 5, 2019, and north of Jerusalem in late 2018; Zubeidi used a car issued to him by the PA in the attacks. Israel has put Zubeidi on trial for all of his past terror activity. Zubeidi escaped from Israel’s Gilboa Prison on Sept. 6, 2021, together with 5 Islamic Jihad terrorist prisoners who shared a cell with him, by digging a tunnel out through the floor with a spoon.

Ayham Kamamji - Islamic Jihad terrorist who participated in the murder of 18-year-old Eliyahu Asheri on June 25, 2006, and planned to blow up a bus using an exploding car. Kamamji was sentenced to 2 life sentences. Kamamji was one of 6 terrorist prisoners who escaped from Israel's Gilboa Prison on Sept. 6, 2021; he was rearrested on Sept. 18, 2021.

Muhammad Ardah participated in initiating and executing a suicide bombing on bus no. 823 on Nov. 29, 2001, in which 3 people were murdered and many others were wounded.

Mahmoud Ardah was involved in numerous attacks; the website of Islamic Jihad’s military wing defined him as the "commander" of the prison escape.

Qaderi committed a shooting attack on Sept. 18, 2002 with an accomplice in which Israeli Yosef Ajami was murdered and a foreign worker was wounded.

Munadil Nafiyat - Islamic Jihad terrorist who was held in administrative detention; PMW was unable to determine the nature of his crimes. Nafiyat was one of 6 terrorist prisoners who escaped from Israel's Gilboa Prison on Sept. 6, 2021; he was rearrested on Sept. 18, 2021.

Palestinian national anthem Fida’i (Self-Sacrificing Fighter):

"Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my land, land of the forefathers

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my people, the eternal people

With my determination, with my fire, and with the volcano of my vengeance

With the yearning of my blood for my land and my home

I climbed mountains and went out to battle

I defeated the impossible, I shattered the chains

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my land, land of the forefathers

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my people, the eternal people

With the stormy wind and the fire of the weapons

And the determination of my people to go out to battle

Palestine is my home and my path to victory

Palestine is my vengeance and the land of resolve

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my land, land of the forefathers

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my people, the eternal people

By the oath, in the shadow of the flag

On behalf of my land, my people, and the fire of pain

I will live as a Fida’i, I will remain a self-sacrificing fighter

And I will die as a Fida’i until I return [to my land]

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my land, land of the forefathers

Fida’i, Fida’i, Fida’i, O my people, the eternal people"