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Fatah youth movement sends salutations to terrorists in prison: "You are the great ‎ones"

Fatah’s website posted a video of a rally ‎held at Birzeit University on the occasion of ‎the 49th anniversary of the Intilaqa – the ‎launch of Fatah terror operations against ‎Israel. The video shows a parade of the Al-‎Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades. ‎
Shabiba (Fatah youth movement) ‎coordinator at Birzeit University, Haitham ‎Abu Radwan‎: “From here, Birzeit… to ‎prisoner Abdallah Barghouti, to prisoner ‎Marwan Barghouti, and to prisoner Ahmad ‎Sa’adat: Our salutations; you are the great ‎ones, you are the great ones…”‎
Secretary of Fatah’s Jordan Branch ‎Najib ‎ al-Qaddumi: “We say to our ‎brothers in Hamas: This is the fitting ‎opportunity; Here is Fatah and here are the ‎PA and the PLO, reaching out to unity…‎
‎“Netanyahu, get out! And know that the ‎children of Yasser Arafat, the children of ‎Ahmed Yassin, the children of ‎Fathi Shaqaqi, the children of Yahya ‎Ayyash, Abu Jihad, Abu Iyad and all these ‎heroes, will never agree to anything other ‎than the liberation of the land – all the land ‎‎(i.e., all of Israel).”‎

Notes: ‎Intilaqa - "the Launch." Refers to the day of ‎Fatah's first terror attack against Israel in ‎‎1965 when it tried to blow up Israel's ‎National Water Carrier.‎

Abdallah Barghouti - serving 67 life ‎sentences for preparing explosives for terror ‎attacks in which 67 people were murdered: ‎Sbarro restaurant (15 killed, Aug. 9, 2001), ‎Sheffield Club (15 killed, May 7, 2002), ‎Moment Café (11 killed, March 9, 2002), ‎triple attack at Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall ‎‎(11 killed, Dec. 1, 2001), Hebrew University ‎‎(9 killed, July 31, 2002), and Bus 4 in Tel ‎Aviv (6 killed, Sept. 19, 2002).

Marwan Barghouti - serving five life ‎sentences for orchestrating terror attacks ‎against Israeli civilians. When arrested in ‎‎2002, he headed the Tanzim (Fatah terror ‎faction). After he was convicted and ‎imprisoned, he was re-elected member of ‎the Palestinian Authority parliament.‎

Ahmad Sa’adat - serving a 30-year ‎sentence for heading the PFLP terror ‎organization. A song at a PFLP event also ‎praised him for planning the assassination ‎of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam ‎Ze'evi in 2001, but he has not been tried for ‎this crime.‎

Sheikh Ahmed Yassin - founder and former ‎head of the terrorist organization Hamas. ‎The Hamas movement is responsible for ‎numerous terror attacks and the deaths of ‎hundreds of Israeli civilians.‎

Fathi Shaqaqi - founder of the terrorist ‎organization Islamic Jihad, which has ‎carried out numerous terrorist attacks, ‎killing hundreds of Israeli civilians.‎

Yahya Ayyash - Hamas bomb-maker and ‎leader of the of Hamas’ Izz A-Din Al-‎Qassam Brigades in the West Bank. He ‎built the bombs used in numerous terror ‎attacks, including the Mehola Junction ‎bombing (2 killed, 9 injured, April 16, 1993), ‎the Afula bus bombing (8 killed, 55 injured, ‎April 6, 1994), the Hadera central station ‎bombing (6 killed, 30 injured, April 13, ‎‎1994), the Tel Aviv bus 5 bombing (22 ‎killed, 47 injured, October 19, 1994), the ‎Ramat Gan bus bombing (6 killed, 33 ‎wounded, July 24, 1995), the Ramat Eshkol ‎bus bombing (5 killed, over 100 injured, ‎August 21, 1995), and the Bet Lid bombing ‎‎(22 killed, 66 injured, January 22, 1995). He ‎was killed by Israeli security forces ‎on Jan. 5, 1996.‎

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - a founder of ‎Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He ‎headed the PLO terror organization's ‎military wing and planned many deadly ‎Fatah terror attacks. These attacks, which ‎killed a total of 125 Israelis, included the ‎most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking ‎of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of ‎them children.‎

Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - a founder of Fatah ‎and head of the terror organization Black ‎September. Attacks he planned included ‎the murder of two American diplomats ‎‎(March 1, 1973), as well as the murders of ‎‎11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics ‎‎(Sept. 5, 1972).‎