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Released terrorist prisoners express pride over their past terror attacks

Headline: "Released prisoners expelled to Gaza… Prolonged stories from captivity and new stories from exile"…
     "Abu Sarhan is on the Gaza beach, 21 years later.
Released prisoner Omar Abu Sarhan (40), known as the 'initiator of the knife rebellion', who has spent more than half of his life in Israeli prisons, expresses no regret for those years. He views them as having little worth on the path of Allah and the homeland. Nor does he hide his feelings of pride for the stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack) against three Israelis, which dealt a blow to Israel and to its leaders. He says, 'I had the honor of being named the 'initiator of the knife rebellion'."
Daamsa: "Our suffering in prison got left behind at the Rafiah crossing."
"'Mr. bomb belt', as he likes to be called – released prisoner Yahya Daamsa (50)… was given two life sentences and another 40 years, and of that served 10 years…
Daamsa told Parliamentary Horizons (name of newspaper supplement): 'This life sentence was the second [for me], just as my release as part of the exchange deal was also my second. At the end of the '70's I was given a life sentence, of which I served 12 years behind bars, until I came out in the exchange deal which was concluded with the Popular Front – General Command in 1985. I was arrested again in 2002…'
He added, 'When the Al-Aqsa Intifada broke out I had to, I was the first to send the messages of resistance to the Zionists, via the Martyrdom-seeking Brigades [member], Ibrahim Al-Wahadneh, in an attempt to assassinate the Israeli Prime Minister at the time, Ariel Sharon, at the Malha stadium. Afterwards I continued to use the rifle until I was arrested in an operation which the Israeli Intelligence described as being very complex, and then I was given the sentence."

Note: Abu Sarhan – stabbed three Israelis to death in Jerusalem on Oct. 21, 1990.
Daamsa - sentenced to life imprisonment in the '70's and released in the Jibril deal in 1985. He continued with terror and, according to the Israel Prison Service’s list, was imprisoned in 2002 for intentionally causing death, military training, attempted murder, and production of explosives. Involved in planning and execution of the terror attack at the Kiryat Yovel supermarket on March 29, 2000 and the Beit Yisrael attack on March 2, 2000.
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