One day before terror attack in town of Itamar: PA TV honors woman
who drove suicide terrorist to Sbarro bombing Fatah: She
One week before terror attack in town of Itamar: PA
TV honors man who
drove suicide terrorist to Gilo bombing Host: He
One day before the terror attack in the town of
Itamar in which five
members of an Israeli family were murdered in their home, PA TV
broadcast a program honoring Ahlam Tamimi, the woman accomplice who
drove the suicide terrorist to the Sbarro pizza restaurant in August,
2001. 15 people were murdered in the attack, 7 of them children.
One week before the terror attack in Itamar, PA TV honored another
accomplice to a suicide attack. Fahami Mashahara drove a suicide
bomber to Gilo in Jerusalem in 2001 who killed 19 and injured more
than hundred. His daughter was invited to perform a song on PA
Palestinian Media Watch has documented the ongoing Palestinian
Authority policy of
glorifying terrorists as role models
Visiting Tamimiīs home, the PA TV crew interviewed her relatives, who
expressed their longing for her and their hope for her release.
The PA TV camera focused on a certificate awarded by Fatah to the
terrorist accomplice, calling her "the heroic
The award is decorated with photographs of Yasser Arafat and Abu
Jihad, the Fatah logo, and a photograph of Tamimi herself. The text
"A gift of the Fatah Palestinian
National Liberation Movement
Ramallah - El-Bireh branch
To the heroic prisoner Ahlam Tamimi
As a token of esteem for your sacrifices
And your acts of heroism."
[PA TV (Fatah), March 10, 2011]
who is serving 16 life sentences, has never expressed remorse for her
role in the terror attack.
A week before the attack, Interviewing the daughter of Mashahara who
was invited to perform a song on PA TV, the TV host referred to her
father as "heroic," and passed on to him "greetings of
honor and admiration":
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Daughter of driver of suicide bomber:
"Father, how long will you remain
[in prison]? Until Palestine is liberated--but the Arabs are
sleeping! Father, shall I wait patiently until Israel disappears--but
the Arabs are deluded? Enough of the oppression! Give me back my
father! How long shall I remain without my father?"
PA TV host to suicide bomberīs driverīs daughter:
"Greetings of honor and
admiration to your heroic father in prison, Fahami Mashahara (driver
of suicide bomber), serving 20 life sentences in the occupationīs
prison. Thank you very much."
[PA TV (Fatah), March 4, 2011]
PA TV is under the control of the office of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.