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Fatah takes credit for Munich Olympics massacre as a “heroic operation”

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Commission of Information and Culture



Posted text: “This day in 1972

#Munich_operation (i.e., Munich Olympics massacre, 11 murdered)

A heroic operationthat was carried out by the Fatah Movement’s foreign special operations branch (i.e., the Black September terror organization), whose goal was the release of 236 Palestinian and Arab prisoners in the occupation’s prisons and in the German prisons and directing the world’s attention to the Palestinian cause. This was together with a natural response to the occupation’s assassination operations and bombings of the Palestinian refugee camps at the time.”



The image shows pictures of German police disguised as athletes trying to free the Israeli hostages during the Munich Olympics attack. In the upper left corner is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel together with the PA areas as “Palestine.”


Text on image: “Anniversary of the Munich operation

Sept. 5, 1972

A heroic history written in blood by the Fatah self-sacrificing fighters


The Munich Olympics massacre - terrorist attack perpetrated by the Palestinian terror organization Black September, a secret branch of Fatah, during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, in which they murdered 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team.