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Fatah glorifies terrorist responsible for murder of 125 Israelis

Fatah in Gaza, Facebook  |

The Fatah Movement – Gaza Strip Branch posted text on its Facebook page

Posted text: “The story of the first Martyr of Palestine, its people, and its cause

The First Bullet and the First Stone

The symbol of nationalism, the one aiming the rifle

Engineer of the [first] Intifada (i.e., Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel, approximately 200 Israelis murdered, 1987-1993)

[Khalil Al-Wazir] ‘Abu Jihad’ (i.e., terrorist, responsible for murder of 125)

He lived and died for Palestine


The [Fatah] Commission of Information and Culture in the southern districts (i.e., the Gaza Strip)”

[Fatah Movement – Gaza Strip Branch, Facebook page, April 16, 2023]

The first Intifada - Palestinian wave of violence and terror against Israel 1987-1993, approximately 200 Israelis murdered

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960s - 1980s. These attacks, in which a total of 125 Israelis were murdered, included the Coastal Road attack that (until Oct. 7, 2023) was the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

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