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May 26, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 3866

In Ceremony Aired On Palestinian Authority TV, Palestinian Authority Honors Families of Arch-Terrorists Serving Life Sentences for Murdering Hundreds

May 26, 2011
Palestine | Special Dispatch No. 3866

Following are excerpts from the May 20, 2011 broadcast of a Palestinian Authority ceremony honoring the families of prisoners sentenced to life in Israeli prisons. Each family was invited to receive a token of appreciation.

The ceremony was attended by PA Prisoners' Affairs Minister Issa Karake, Bethlehem Governor Abdel-Fattah Hamaiel and Bethlehem Deputy Governor Muhammad Tah. Also present were Suleiman Omran, the Palestinian army commander for the Bethlehem district, and Wajih Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Preventive Security Force in Bethlehem.

"I Invite the Family of the Prisoner Muhammad Al-Ma'alla from Beit Jallah, Who Is Sentenced to 12 Life Terms"

Master of ceremonies: "I invite the family of the prisoner 'Amer Abu Sarhan, who is sentenced to three life terms in prison.

[Stabbed three people to death in Jerusalem in October 1990]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Salem Al-Duweik, who is sentenced to three life terms.

[Participated in attack in Adura in April 2002 – five people killed]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Khaled Al-Azraq, from Aida refugee camp, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Muhammad Al-Ma'alla from Beit Jalla, who is sentenced to 12 life terms.

[Prepared explosives device for suicide attack on a Jerusalem bus in November 2002 – 11 people killed and 50 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Muhammad Taqatqa from Beit Fajjar, who is sentenced to four life terms.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Nasser Abeiat from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to four life terms.

[Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades field commander in Bethlehem, responsible for killing three people]

"I invite the family of prisoner Abd Al-Latif Hamada from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to life imprisonment."

"...The Family of the Prisoner Hilmi Hammash, from Deheisha Refugee Camp, Who Is Sentenced to 12 Life Terms"

"I invite the family of the prisoner Imad Abu Ajamia from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 12 life terms. [Complicity in suicide bomb attack in Jerusalem in March 2002 – six people killed, 55 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Isma'il Hamdan, who is sentenced to six life terms.

[Dispatched suicide bombers]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Mahmoud Mu'ammar from Battir, who is sentenced to two life terms and 20 years.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Khaled 'Asakra, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

[Killed a French tourist in a restaurant in Bethlehem in April 1991]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Mahmoud Muhammad Abeiat, who is sentenced to six life terms.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Mahmoud Abu Srur, from Aida refugee camp, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

[Killed an Israeli Security Service member in January 1993]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Ahmad Al-Mughrabi, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 12 life terms.

[Dispatched suicide bomber to an attack in Jerusalem in March 2002 – 10 people killed and 46 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Hilmi Hammash, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 12 life terms.

[Complicity in suicide attack on a Jerusalem bus in 2004 – 11 people killed and over 50 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Issa Al-Battat, from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to four life terms and 40 years.

[Responsible for double suicide bombings in Beersheba in 2004 – 16 people killed, over 100 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Naser Abu Srur, from Aida refugee camp, who is sentenced to life imprisonment."

[Killed an Israeli Secret Service member in January 1993]

"...The Family of the Prisoner Ahmad Salah, from Deheisha Refugee Camp, Who Is Sentenced to 21 Life Terms"

"I invite the family of the prisoner Ali Al-Mughrabi, from Deheisha refugee camp.

[Two life terms for complicity in 2002 suicide bomb attack in Rishon Lezion – two people killed, 36 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Naif Abeiat.

[In 2002, killed an Israeli woman and a Palestinian suspected of collaborating with Israel]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Qeis Al-Bandaq, who is sentenced to four life terms.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Rabia' Rabi'a, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Jamal Hamamda, from Hussan, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"I invite the family of the prisoner 'Izz Al-Din Hamamda, from Hussan, who is sentenced to nine life terms."

"I invite the family of the prisoner Ahmad Salah, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 21 life terms.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Riyadh Al-Ammour, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"I invite the family of the prisoner Ali Abeiat, from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to three life terms.

[Involved in shooting attack near Tekoa in February 2002 – two killed, one wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Saber Masalma, from Deheisha refugee camp.

[Al-Aqsa Martyr's Brigades field commander in Bethlehem, who dispatched a suicide bomber and prepared explosive devices]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Mahmoud Radaida, from Al-Abadiya, who is sentenced to life imprisonment and 25 years."

[Involved in a shooting attack in the Judean Desert in October 2001 – one person killed and three wounded]

"The Family of the Prisoner Mahmoud Sarahne, From Deheisha Refugee Camp, Who Is Sentenced To 17 Life Terms"

"I invite the family of the prisoner Muhammad Al-Ma'ale, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 21 life terms.

[Dispatched a suicide bomber to a bus attack in Jerusalem in November 2002 – 11 people killed and 50 wounded]

"The family of the prisoner Nasri Al-Zir Muhammad, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"The family of the prisoner Abdallah Abeiat, from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"The family of the prisoner Mahmoud Sarahne, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 17 life terms.

[Dispatched suicide bombers to carry out three attacks in Jerusalem and one in Otniel in 2002 – total of 18 people killed and 80 wounded]

"The family of the prisoner Mahmoud Salem, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

[Involved in two suicide attacks in Jerusalem in 2002 – 12 people killed and 68 wounded]

"The family of the prisoner Ashraf Hajajra, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to 12 life terms.

[Dispatched a suicide bomber to attack in Jerusalem in 2002 – 10 people killed and 46 wounded]

"The family of the prisoner Yahya Da'amsa, from Deheisha refugee camp, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

[Dispatched a suicide bomber to carry out an attack in a supermarket in Efrat in February 2002 – three people wounded]

"The family of the prisoner Muhammad Zawahra, from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"The family of the prisoner Hafez Sharay'a, from Za'atra, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"The family of the prisoner Zaher Miqdad, from Bethlehem, who is sentenced to 21 life terms.

[Prepared explosives belt for two suicide bombings in Jerusalem in 2004 – 19 killed and 110 wounded]

"I invite the family of the prisoner Rateb Damhan, who is sentenced to life imprisonment.

"I call the family of the prisoner Ibrahim Ibrahim, who is sentenced to life imprisonment." […]

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