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Palestinian Media Watch Publishes List of Terrorists Honored by Fatah’s Abbas

July 4, 2013 1:57 pm 1 comment

Photo taken from Fatah Facebook page paying tribute to terrorists who carried out 1975 bombing. Photo: PMW.

After Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas awarded the “highest order of the Star of Honor” to another terrorist leader, Palestinian Media Watch detailed a full list of terrorists recently honored by Palestinian Authority leadership.

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) – Founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization’s military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks, including the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) – Founder of Fatah and head of the terrorist organization Black September. Attacks he planned included the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972 and the murder of two American diplomats in Sudan in 1973.

Abu Ali Iyad – He was appointed head of Fatah military operations in 1966, and was responsible for several terror attacks.

Omar Al-Qassem – He led a terror squad that crossed the Jordan River into Israel to carry out a terror attack in 1968. Caught by Israeli soldiers, the squad killed two soldiers.

Abu Ali Mustafa – He was the Secretary-General of the terror organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The PFLP planned and carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding in 1967 and throughout the Palestinian terror campaign between 2000- 2005 (the Intifada).

Ahmed Yassin – Founder and former head of the terrorist organization Hamas. The Hamas movement is responsible for numerous terror attacks and the deaths of hundreds of Israeli civilians.

Abu Sabri Saidam – Deputy Commander of operations for Fatah’s Al-Asifa military unit.

Abu Yusuf Al-Najar – He was Arafat’s deputy, and commander of operations for the terrorist organization Black September.

Saad Sayel – Senior Fatah commander. He led the PLO forces that were based in Lebanon during the early 1980s.

Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi – Co-founder of the terrorist organization Hamas.

Ismail Abu Shanab – He was senior official in the terrorist organization Hamas.

Fathi Shaqaqi – Founder of the terrorist organization Islamic Jihad, which has carried out numerous terrorist attacks, killing hundreds of Israeli civilians

George Habash – founder of the terror organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The PFLP planned and carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding in 1967 and throughout the Palestinian terror campaign between 2000- 2005 (the Intifada).

Abu Al-Abbas – He headed the terror organization Palestinian Liberation Front. He planned the hijacking of an Italian cruise ship in 1985, in which one passenger was killed.

Haj Muhammad Amin Al-Husseini – Grand Mufti of Jerusalem during the British mandate, and spiritual and political leader of the local Arab population. He strongly opposed Zionism and was behind riots and attacks on Jews. During World War II he actively collaborated with Nazi Germany, meeting Adolf Hitler and recruiting Muslims for the Nazi army.

Sheikh Izz A-Din Al-Qassam – He was an influential Islamic preacher in British Mandate Palestine during the 1930s. He led a Muslim terror group. The terror organization Hamas’ military wing is named after him.

Issa Abd Rabbo – He killed two Israeli university students, Ron Levi and Revital Seri, who were hiking south of Jerusalem in 1984. At gun point he tied them up, put bags over their heads and then shot and murdered both. He is serving two life sentences in an Israeli prison.

1 Comment

  • Elliot J. Stamler

    Why is Rabbo in prison? I’ve written this before. Why wasn’t he hanged after trial? Why don’t the Israelis implement capital punishment for all Arab terrorists who kill or even attempt to kill Israelis? Why does Israel out of “humanitarian” grounds release terrorists such as in the Gilad Shalil (?) case knowing many will go right back to murdering Israeli Jews? I don’t as an American like giving advice to the Israelis in that they know best what is best for their country but it disturbs me a lot as a Jew and a Zionist to witness this idiotic and dangerous leniency.

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