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Video: A Palestinian mother instructs her son how to become a Martyr

Itamar Marcus  |

This is the video of a mother who upon hearing about her son's desire to die as a Martyr, instructed him on how to prepare himself religiously to assure Allah would agree to accept him as a Martyr: 

“The day before [my son’s] injury [from which he died], he told me: ‘I want to go to the Balata refugee camp [near Joseph's Tomb], and I'll come back to you as a Martyr.’ I laughed at him and told him: ‘Do you think being a Martyr is something trivial? Go bathe, pray, bow down to Allah, and then there might be a chance that Allah will agree to accept you [as a Martyr].’ The following night he came back to me as a Martyr. Praise Allah.”

[Official PA TV News, Feb. 21, 2023]

PMW sent this out last week without the video. 

For more about the Palestinian cult of Child-Martyrdom see this PMW video.

Muntasir Al-Shawa – 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist who participated in violence in which terrorists shot at Israeli forces who were guarding Jews visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus on Feb. 8, 2023. The forces returned fire, wounding Al-Shawa who died of his wounds on Feb. 20, 2023.