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Official PA TV broadcasts event honoring women who "immersed their struggle in blood," moderator pledges: "We will complete the path"

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Official PA TV Live broadcast from the Ramallah Cultural Palace of a memorial service for women’s rights activist Issam Abd Al-Hadi, the first Palestinian woman to be deported by Israel to Jordan.
Event moderator: “In the month of March, we remember women from around the world who immersed their struggle in blood. Women who fought for the rights of working women in New York, women who fought for the freedom of the people in Palestine, Khadida Shawahneh, Dalal Mughrabi, Rabia Al-Shalaldeh, Rachel Corrie and others.” …
Intisar Al-Wazir, wife of terrorist Abu Jihad: “We pray that Allah give you mercy and may you rest in peace [along] with the loyal Martyrs (Shahids) – with eternal Martyr Yasser Arafat and with your companions, who left a clear mark through [their] national struggle and sacrifice; among them: … Dalal Mughrabi, Shadia Abu Ghazaleh… and all the male and female Martyrs of the homeland.” …
Secretary-General of the General Federation of Palestinian Workers Haidar Ibrahim: “The Palestinian woman has proven her presence and her abilities in struggle alongside men. She has entered the Israeli prisons and detention centers and astounded [everyone] with [her] fighting and with the heroic operation (i.e., terror attack) carried out by the Martyr commander Dalal Mughrabi, who raised the flag of Palestine over the coast, from Haifa to the gates of Tel Aviv. Dalal Mughrabi and hundreds of Palestine’s daughters have fought the enemy with all [available] means.” …
Event moderator: “We will fight – like [our] grandmothers, mothers, sisters and daughters fought before us. The women’s struggle was no picnic. Some of them suffered, some were arrested and tortured, and some died as Martyrs for freedom: …
Mentions Palestinian women considered Martyrs
Fighter Sana'a Mehaidli [died a Martyr in] 1985 while defending her freedom and the freedom of her homeland against the Israeli occupation army in South Lebanon… Palestinian fighter Shadia Abu Ghazaleh [died] in Nablus while preparing an operation (i.e., terror attack) against the Israeli occupier in 1968. Fighter Dalal Mughrabi, who declared the first free Republic of Palestine on the land of Palestine in 1978. Our female Arab Martyrs are a promise that we will complete the path. We have not grown weary, we are not fed up. Freedom is not [given] freely.”

Notes:

Issam Abd Al-Hadi was a women’s rights activist who opposed Israel and was deported to Jordan as a result of her activities.

Khadida Shawahneh was killed during the Land Day protests in 1976.

Rabia Al-Shalaldeh was killed during a protest in the city of Halhoul in the West Bank in 1979.

Rachel Corrie was run over by an Israeli army bulldozer in Gaza in 2003 while trying to prevent the bulldozers from destroying terrorist infrastructure. The Corrie family sued Israel for "wrongful death" of their daughter but the Israeli court ruled against the Corrie family, stating that the driver could not see Rachel Corrie, that she had intentionally put herself in a war zone, and that her death was a regrettable accident.

Khalil Al-Wazir (Abu Jihad) was 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 killing 125 Israelis. This included the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

Dalal Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, known as the Coastal Road massacre, in 1978, when she and other Fatah terrorists hijacked a bus on Israel's Coastal Highway, killing 37 civilians, 12 of them children, and wounding over 70.

Shadia Abu Ghazaleh
was active in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organization and was involved in many attacks against Israel. While she was preparing a bomb for an attack in Tel Aviv in 1968, it accidentally detonated and killed her.

Sana'a Mehaidli carried out a suicide attack that killed several Israeli soldiers in South Lebanon in 1985.
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