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Palestinian Bar Association awards honorary law degree to terrorist killer of 2, calling him “heroic Martyr”

Headline: “The [Palestinian] Bar Association council awarded Martyr Halabi an honorary law degree”
“The [Palestinian] Bar Association council decided in its meeting today [Oct. 10, 2015] to award the heroic Martyr (i.e., terrorist who killed 2) Muhannad Halabi an honorary law degree. Moreover, it decided that it would name its swearing-in ceremony for the next class [of lawyers] after Martyr Muhannad Halabi. After the decision was made, the Association’s head and council members visited [Muhannad’s] family to express their condolences and inform the Martyr’s family of the association’s decision. It should be noted that the heroic Martyr Muhannad Halabi was an outstanding student at the Faculty of Law (at Al-Quds University, -Ed.).”
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Muhannad Halabi (19) killed 2 Israelis, Rabbi Nehemiah Lavi and Aharon Bennett, and injured Bennett’s wife, Adele, and their 2-year-old son in a stabbing attack in the Old City of Jerusalem on Oct. 3, 2015. Following the attack, he was shot and killed by Israeli security forces. Prior to his attack, in a post to his private Facebook page, the terrorist referred to recent terror attacks as part of a "third Intifada,” and said that it was a response to Israel’s actions at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and that the Palestinian people would not “succumb to humiliation.” This is a reference to the PA libel that Israel is plotting to take over and destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to the PA's portrayal of Jews praying on the Temple Mount as "an invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque."

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