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Fatah youth movement and Hebron University Student Union launch campaign to rename Hebron streets after terrorists

Al-Quds, Palestinian daily  |
Headline: "Campaign to write the Martyrs' names on the streets of Hebron in order to commemorate them"
     "In order to commemorate the city's Martyrs (Shahids) who have fallen during the ongoing popular uprising, the [Fatah] Shabiba student movement and the Hebron University Student Union launched the 'Changing Hebron Street Names to Names of City's Martyrs' campaign. The campaign began on the street of Martyr Farouq Abd Al-Qader Sidr, in the Qaizoun area, in northeast Hebron, where the Hebron University law student lived, who died as a Martyr on the 29th of last October [2015], shot by the Israeli army near Shuhada Street in the center of the city... The campaign will continue until all the streets in the city are named after the Martyrs.
Muhammad Abu Sbeih, one of the campaign's initiators, said that in light of the daily crimes being perpetrated by the occupation against the land and man, and its ongoing efforts to falsify the facts and history, and as the Martyrs are loyal and most honorable of all, we have launched this campaign in order to change Hebron's street names, to which the Martyrs gave their names (i.e., upon their death). Abu Sbeih emphasized that all of the streets in the city on which Martyrs lived, will carry their names, and that is the minimum that the city's residents can do for them in order to commemorate them. Likewise, he noted that the names of some streets where martyrs lived cannot be changed because they are under the Israeli occupation's rule, but the name of the closest street to those neighborhoods, to which there is access, will be changed. Abu Sbeih explained that the campaign has two parts - first, the students will change the street names to names of the Hebron University's Martyrs, and then they will continue to the rest of the city's Martyrs. Likewise, a monument of stone will be placed on every street, with the name of the Martyr and the date on which he died as a Martyr, and a large sign with his picture will be hung at the end of the street."
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Farouq Abd Al-Qader Sidr - 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at Beit Hadassah in Hebron on Oct. 29, 2015. Soldiers saw him coming toward them with a drawn knife and shot and killed him.


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