Abu Jihad

Palestinian Leadership Honors Death of ‘Role Model’ Mega-Terrorist by Calling for More Attacks in His Name

JERUSALEM – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party recently marked the 30th anniversary of the death of Abu Jihad, the architect of the first Intifada credited by the PA for the murder of at least 125 Israelis, by calling for more attacks in his honor, naming children’s camps after him and hailing him as a “role model.”

A Palestinian man walks past a graffiti of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (R) and assassinated Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) deputy leader Khalil al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad, in Gaza City on August 6, 2009. Israel has for the first time admitted assassinating the PLO's former number two, Abu …