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Mother of 4 terrorist murderers honored as role model for Palestinian women by top PA officials

PA officials honor Abu Hmeid, who has four sons in prison for terror-related crimes. The PA also honored Abu Hmeid in 2011 by choosing her to launch the Palestinian statehood campaign:
     "On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Commission of Prisoners' Affairs honored its female employees and several released female prisoners, March 10, 2015. Director of Prisoners' Affairs Commission [and PA Parliament Member] Issa Karake and Chairman of the Prisoners' Club Qadura Fares honored the female employees of the authority and the club and a number of released female prisoners on the occasion of the International Women's day, today [March 10, 2015] at the headquarters of the El-Bireh Women's Arab Union Society. The event was attended by Rashida Mughrabi (i.e., sister of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi); Chairwoman of the Women's [Arab] Union Muntaha Jarrar; Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, mother of four prisoners sentenced to life in the occupation's prisons; the released girl Malak Al-Khatib and a number of [other] released female prisoners. During his speech at the event, Karake stressed: 'The honoring of the Palestinian woman on her special day stems from loyalty to her role as a maker of men and of the future, and [comes] in recognition of her long-standing sacrifice which no one can deny, [made] through giving birth, education and orientation. She is the Martyr (Shahida), the prisoner, the wounded and banished one, the mother, sister, wife and daughter of all of those.' At the end of the ceremony, Karake and Fares honored Mughrabi, Jarrar, the mother of prisoners Abu Hmeid, the released girl Malak Al-Khatib and a number of [other] released female prisoners, and distributed roses and gifts to each of the female employees and participants at the ceremony.”  
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Notes: This item was originally published on the website of the Commission of Prisoners and ‎Released Prisoners' Affairs on March 10, 2015‎. It subsequently was published on March 11, 2015 in the PA daily.
Nasser Abu Hmeid was a commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (Fatah's military wing) in Ramallah and is serving 7 life sentences and 50 years for killing 7 Israeli civilians and 12 attempted murders. 
Nasr Abu Hmeid was a member of Tanzim (Fatah terror faction) and is serving 5 life sentences for involvement in two terror attacks and arms dealing.
Sharif Abu Hmeid was a member of one of his brothers' units that carried out terror attacks against civilians and soldiers. He is serving 4 life sentences for accompanying a suicide bomber to his attack in March 2002.
Muhammad Abu Hmeid is serving 2 life sentences and 30 years for involvement in terror attacks.
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. Palestinians often refer to the attack as the "Kamal Adwan operation."

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