Obama’s ‘peace partners’ are so PROUD of terror that they BRAG about it.
A BIG election’s coming up, and President Mahmoud Abaas wants to make sure that he secures the win for his Fatah party. How will he do it? By bragging about how many Israelis that Fatah has been responsible for killing.
(Remember, it’s Abaas that Obama wants Netanyahu to make concessions to.)
Israelis and Palestinians have long accused each other of incitement to violence. But in Israeli eyes, Palestinian leaders starting with Yasir Arafat, the father of Palestinian nationalism who helped found Fatah in 1959, have had a habit of saying one thing in Arabic and another in English.
In the early 2000s, at the height of the second Palestinian uprising, Mr. Arafat led crowds in the West Bank city of Ramallah in a chant of “To Jerusalem, we are going, martyrs in the millions!” days after writing an Op-Ed article in The New York Times about the Palestinian vision of peace.
Mr. Abbas, who succeeded Mr. Arafat, has repeatedly said he supports nonviolent resistance against the Israeli occupation. But Fatah has historically championed armed resistance as a central tenet of its doctrine for the liberation of the Palestinian people.
Read more: New York Times
Here is the text of the Facebook post:
“To those who argue [with Fatah], to the boors, and to those who do not know history: Fatah has killed 11,000 Israelis Fatah has sacrificed 170,000 Martyrs (Shahids)… Fatah was the first to carry out operations (i.e., terror attacks) during the first Intifada (i.e., Palestinian violence and terror against Israel, 1988-1993), and it was the first Palestinian faction to reach the nuclear reactor in Dimona (i.e., 1988 murder of 3 working mothers on way to the Dimona plant) Fatah was the first to fight in the second Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) (Baha Al-Sa’id, an officer in the Preventive Security Forces, infiltrated an Israeli settlement on the border with Gaza) [parenthesis in source]… Fatah was the first to defeat the Zionist enemy (Battle of El-Karameh) [parenthesis in source]… Fatah led the Palestinian attack on Israel in the UN.” [Official Fatah Facebook, Aug. 2, 2016] – See more at: Pamela Geller