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Abbas’ advisor praises former Grand Mufti Haj Amin Al Husseini, Nazi collaborator

Image and text posted on the Facebook page of PA Supreme Shari’ah Judge and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious Affairs and Islamic Relations Mahmoud Al-Habbash

Posted text: “On this day, on July 4, 1974, the great Palestinian national leader, [former] Mufti of Palestine and Head of the Arab Higher Committee Haj Amin Al-Husseini (see note below –Ed.) – who for many years led the Palestinian struggle against the British and Israeli occupation – passed away; our leaders are our role models.”

The image shows former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Nazi collaborator Haj Amin Al-Husseini.

Mahmoud Al-Habbash also serves as Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice.

Haj Amin Al-Husseini - the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem at the time of the British Mandate. During World War II he moved to Berlin, where he was a Nazi collaborator and an associate of Hitler. Al-Husseini was on Yugoslavia's list of wanted war criminals, and was responsible for a Muslim SS division that murdered thousands of Serbs and Croats. When the Nazis offered to free some Jewish children, Al-Husseini fought against their release, and as a result, 5000 children were sent to the gas chambers.

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