PA television program celebrates release of terrorist prisoner who participated in murder of 1 Israeli, with footage of Abbas embracing him
Official Palestinian Authority TV - Apr. 10, 2018

 
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance, on the celebrations on March 14, 2018, over the release of terrorist prisoner Rajai Haddad who participated in the murder of Gavriel Hirschberg; hosting Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen who took part in the release celebrations

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Video is shown of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas embracing released terrorist prisoner Rajai Haddad during celebrations for his release at the PA headquarters in Ramallah on March 14, 2018.

Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Jamal Muhaisen: “[My participation in the celebration] was a kind of message to the occupation that the issue of the prisoners and issue of the Martyrs (Shahids) are a red line for us, because they are symbols of struggle in dealing with this colonialist invasion that is still weighing on us and defiling our holy sites… Certainly we are waiting for the day when the fascist occupation’s solitary confinement cells will be closed, and then the people will celebrate its freedom in the shade of its independent state whose capital is East Jerusalem, and the return of the refugees to the lands that were occupied in 1948 (i.e., Israel).”

Rajai Haddad – Fatah terrorist who stood lookout, notifying terrorist Ayman Sharbati when to shoot. Israeli civilian Gavriel Hirschberg was murdered and a second civilian was injured in the Old City of Jerusalem attack on Nov. 20, 1997. Haddad was sentenced to 20 years and after his release Mahmoud Abbas held a reception in his honor in the PA headquarters (March 14, 2018).