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PA TV commemorates murderers of Jewish civilians in 1929 as “a beacon in the history of our people”

PA TV News broadcast about three Palestinian prisoners in Acre prison who were executed by the British in 1929 for committing brutal murders of Jews in Safed and Hebron.

Inscription at the bottom of the screen:
"The occupier changed (i.e., from British Mandate to Israel), and the tragedy continues – the 82nd anniversary of the massacre by the British occupiers in Acre prison."

Newsreader: "On this day 82 years ago, British Mandatory forces executed the three prisoners: Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hejazi, and Ataa Al-Zir, in the Acre prison. This event became a beacon in the history of our people, and was a factor in the continued quest for freedom."

Short film on the topic includes the following: "Three Palestinian prisoners were hanged on gallows, their only crime having been that they said 'no' to the British occupation. The story of the Martyrs (Shahids) Muhammad Jamjoum, Ataa Al-Zir, and the youngest among them – Fuad Hejazi, has transcended the boundaries of space and time, and become an unwritten law, obligating Palestinians throughout all the years of their fight against the occupation – which might have changed its form, but its barbaric behavior has not changed."

Note: Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hejazi, and Ataa Al-Zir “committed particularly brutal murders [of Jews] at Safad and Hebron,” according to the report by British Government to the League of Nations. They were convicted of attacking British soldiers and murdering Jews in the 1929 Hebron Massacre, in which 65 Jews were murdered. They were executed by the British in 1930.
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