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Fatah official: Terrorist Fatima Barnawi “will remain a symbol”

Headline: “The [Palestinian] National Council eulogized female fighter Fatima Barnawi”


“Chairman of the Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) Rawhi Fattouh eulogized rebelling female fighter Fatima Barnawi (i.e., terrorist, placed bomb in movie theater), who passed away today, Thursday [Nov. 3, 2022], in Egypt, nearly at the age of 83…

The national council emphasized that fighter Barnawi will remain a symbol for the women in the history of struggle of the Palestinian women and the Palestinian revolution, and with her passing we have lost a great national figure.


Rawhi Fattouh also serves as Fatah Commissioner of International Relations


Fatima Barnawi - Palestinian female terrorist who placed a bomb in a movie theater in Jerusalem in 1967. The bomb failed to explode. She was sentenced to life in prison but was released in 1977 after serving 10 years. In 2015, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas honored Barnawi with the Military Star of Honor.