Fatah official threatens Israel with terror wave: “I remind you [when] Sharon defiled Al-Aqsa… we underwent years of blood[shed],” calls on Fatah “to act”
PLO Central Council member and Fatah Revolutionary Council member Abd Al-Ilah Atteereh: “[Netanyahu,] I remind you of your predecessor [former Israeli PM] Sharon, when he defiled the Al-Aqsa Mosque, we underwent years of blood[shed] – you and us, in our cities and in your cities. The Palestinian came out alone to defend his honor, that is the Al-Aqsa Mosque. It’s forbidden for the Israeli to enter and defile the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and shoot at our people. This is a crime that will not pass… This is a call from me to our entire organization everywhere, to Fatah, to start to act not just in support, but rather to begin to act to be part of the battle for Jerusalem.”
The mention of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his “defiling” of the Al-Aqsa Mosque refers to his visit to the Temple Mount in September 2000, which then PA Chairman Yasser Arafat used as an excuse to launch a 5-year terror campaign (2000-2005), known as the second Intifada, in which more than 1,100 Israelis were murdered.
Official PA TV broadcast this during ongoing violent Arab riots in Jerusalem.