PA TV praises arch-terrorist Abu Jihad: “Our precious ones, the Martyrs, do not die, rather history immortalizes them”
Official PA TV reporter: “In the period between the years 1967 and 1982, Khalil Al-Wazir [Abu Jihad] was in charge of the western sector in the Fatah Movement and worked to develop the fighting capabilities of the revolution forces… Abu Jihad was an organizational figure and had a unique military mentality. He was a symbol of resistance and rejection of submission. He received responsibility for the occupied lands and planned and oversaw the self-sacrificing activity.”
Terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad”: “We want to make Tel Aviv’s day dark. We want to turn Tel Aviv’s day into ruin. Allah willing, we will change Tel Aviv’s day so that it will be known in Tel Aviv’s history as black Saturday, black Sunday.”…
Reporter: “The anniversary [of his death] repeats every year and renews the pain, but our precious ones, the Martyrs, do not die, rather history immortalizes them and the peoples guard them in their memories on the path of liberation and building the state.”
Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, in which a total of 125 Israelis were murdered, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.
Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.