These are the “moderates” to whom the world is demanding that the Israelis make endless concessions. “Fatah summer camp named after female terrorist Mughrabi, who led killing of 37 in bus hijacking,” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik for Palestinian Media Watch, July 17:
Fatah has named a summer camp for youth “Sisters of Dalal Mughrabi,” after female terrorist Dalal Mughrabi. In 1978, Mughrabi led the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, in which 37 civilians were killed, 12 of them children. The Governor of the Jericho district said to participants in the summer camp that Mughrabi and others who “sacrificed” “should be a beacon for us in our activities.”
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is also head of Fatah.
The camp was cosponsored by the Women’s Association of Qalqilya and the Farmer’s Association.
Palestinian Media Watch has documented that the PA glorifies Mughrabi by naming events and places after her. Summer camps and tournaments have been named after her, as have teams and groups in camps. One such summer camp with a Dalal Mughrabi group was sponsored by PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad last year. Music videos honoring her and her terror attack have been broadcast on official PA TV. PA leaders and institutions often present her as a role model for Palestinians and particularly for Palestinian youth….