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JPost op-ed laments the PA's naming schools, summer camps and sport events after terrorists, as documented by PMW
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JPost op-ed laments the PA's naming schools,
summer camps and sport events after terrorists,
as documented by PMW



 
Headline: My word: Palestinians, football, fair play and fouls

by Liat Collins

Being born and raised in Britain doesn’t make me an expert on football, but it gives me a good idea of what is right and wrong on the sports field.

Proving that whatever they are, they are not good sports, members of the Palestinian Football Association continue to press for Israel’s removal from FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)...

Unfortunately, the Palestinian Authority continues to sponsor sporting events and venues dedicated to terrorists, including Salah Khalaf, who was behind the Olympic massacre.

According to the Palestinian Media Watch NGO, several schools, summer camps and sporting tournaments have been named after Dalal Mughrabi, who participated in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre in which 37 Israelis, 12 of them children, were killed after Mughrabi and her partners hijacked the bus they were traveling in.

Abu Jihad, a founder of Fatah whose terrorist credentials include planning the Coastal Road massacre, has a football tournament named in his memory. There was also a football tournament named for Wafa Idris, the first Palestinian female suicide bomber.

Not so much a reminder of the sporting spirit as the omnipresent promotion of terrorism.

[http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/My-word-Palestinians-football-fair-play-and-fouls-403805]