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Fatah “to continue the fight” until terrorists Marwan Barghouti, Ahmad Sa’adat and Fuad Al-Shubaki are released from prison

Headline: “The Fatah Revolutionary Council emphasized its opposition to the temporary state or the State of Gaza”
“The Fatah Revolutionary Council stressed in a statement yesterday [June 19, 2015] at the end of its 15th regular ‘Loyalty to the Martyrs (Shahids) and Leaders’ session that the basic principles of the Palestinian national activity, which strive for freedom, return and independence, will remain stable until [these goals are] realized… The Council praised the struggle of the Palestinian prisoners, from all parts of the Palestinian national movement, and promised to remain true to their causes and to continue to fight until they are all released, without exception, most prominently the leaders: [Fatah] Central Committee member, brother Marwan Barghouti, member Ahmad Sa’adat, and the fighter Fuad Al-Shubaki, who have completed their 13th year in the occupation’s prisons."

Notes: Marwan Barghouti - serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks that killed 5 people: one in Jerusalem (June 12, 2001, 1 killed), another in Givat Zeev near Jerusalem (Jan. 15, 2002, 1 killed), and one in Tel Aviv (March 5, 2002, 3 killed). 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.

Fuad Al-Shubaki - a senior PA official who is serving a 20-year prison term. He was behind the attempt to smuggle 50 tons of illegal weapons to the Palestinian Authority aboard the Karin-A weapons’ ship in 2002.