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PA daily op-ed praises murderer of 3 as "outstanding"

Headline: “That Bahaa”
Op-ed by Samaa Hassan, appeared on “The morning tweet” - a daily column with changing authors
     “No one can imagine the feelings of a mother who lost her child, who died as a Martyr (Shahid) on the soil of the homeland, when the message reaches her, still in her home, before she has finished doing his bed, still warm, and before she has decided what she is going to prepare for his supper…
Because I am a mother, like the rest of the mothers, I imagined her feelings, and asked her to be patient and to show resilience, but I have never imagined the feelings of the father, and my mother used to say: A man’s tear is precious, because men do not express their emotions…
I saw the photo of the father, Muhammad Aliyan , standing next to a huge sign with the ten commandments [for the Martyr] that Martyr Baha [Aliyan] left behind. I saw in his eyes the same look that the bereaved mother had. There was the grief over the loss, glistening in his eyes and extinguishing, but I knew that he didn’t want to let it out, and would do so once alone.
Baha Aliyan, the accomplished youth who sacrificed himself to start a revolution, was not a failed or ignorant young man. He was accomplished, educated and a dreamer. Therefore, the Israeli occupiers were surprised that someone like him carried out a stabbing operation (i.e., terror attack) which cost him his life, and they do not know that he has done it in order to leave a clear, deep message for those he left behind, that the homeland only accepts the outstanding ones.”

Jerusalem line 78 bus terror attack - On Oct. 13, 2015, two Palestinian terrorists, Baha Alyan (22) and Bilal Ghanem (23) boarded Israeli bus no. 78 in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood with a gun and a knife and attacked passengers, killing Israelis Haviv Haim (78) and Alon Govberg (51), and wounding 4 Israelis. Alyan was shot and killed by an Israeli security guard at the scene and Ghanem, a Hamas terrorist who served time in Israeli prison in 2013-2014, was wounded. Two weeks after the attack on Oct. 27, a 3rd victim in the attack, Richard Lakin (76), died from his wounds.

Before the attack, Alyan wrote “10 commandments of every Martyr” on his Facebook page:

“1. I instruct the factions not to take responsibility for my Martyrdom-death, for my death was for the homeland and not for you.
2. I do not want any posters or T-shirts, as my memory will not only be a poster hanging on the walls.
3. I instruct you not to exhaust my mother with questions meant to win over the sentiments of the spectators and nothing more.
4. Do not sow hatred in my son’s heart. Let him discover his homeland and die for his homeland, and not in order to avenge my death.
5. If they [Israel] wish to demolish my home, let them do so, since the stone is not more precious than the soul created by my God.
6. Do not grieve over my Martyrdom-death, grieve over what will happen to you after I am gone.
7. Do not look for what I had written before my Martyrdom-death, look for what is the reason behind my Martyrdom-death.
8. Do not cry out in my funeral procession or push each other, but be only pure during the funeral prayer, nothing more.
9. Do not turn me into another number you count today and forget tomorrow.
10. I will see you in Paradise.”  [Fatah Twitter account, Oct. 13, 2015]
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