PA daily: Arafat developed the strategy of kidnapping Israel soldiers, civilians, and settlers
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Nov. 12, 2011

 
Headline: "Factions and prominent social figures call to maintain the principles and the rights for which Yasser Arafat fought and died as a Shahid (Martyr)"
     "In the same regard, [released prisoner and expert on prisoners' affairs, Abd Al-Nasser] Farawneh stated that the Martyr Arafat believed in the importance of the determined and intensive effort to liberate the prisoners by all means. From the outbreak of the modern Palestinian revolution he developed the doctrine of capturing and kidnapping occupation soldiers, civilians and settlers within Fatah and by the PLO factions."