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Fatah official praises terror wave as a "central means of the struggle"

“The Palestinians expressed great dissatisfaction with the meetings that were organized by a number Palestinian leaders, including former [PA] Minister of Prisoners Ashraf Al-Ajrami and Fatah Central Committee member and one of its most senior former negotiators Muhammad Al-Madani, in the shadow of the strengthening of the popular uprising (Palestinian euphemism for Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis starting in Oct. 2015 -Ed.) and the arbitrary acts of Israelis, which have reached the point of deliberate killing and cold-blooded execution… Al-Madani emphasized that the Palestinian leadership is in daily contact with the Israeli public by holding meetings with prominent figures and organizing dialogues and speeches for the goal of reaching a fair and comprehensive peace, and he praised the role of the popular uprising as one of the central means of the struggle that support this goal.”

Palestinian terror wave (2015-2016) – Palestinian violence and terror attacks against Israelis, ‎including stabbings, shootings, throwing Molotov cocktails, and car rammings. It started in September 2015 and as of July 2016, 40 people were killed (36 Israelis, 1 Palestinian, 2 Americans, and 1 foreign worker from Eritrea) and over 500 wounded.