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Feb 06, 2023
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Mutaz Birumi Of Fatah Leadership In Syria Praises Jerusalem Synagogue Shooter: This Was Allah Taking Revenge For The People Of Jenin

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Source: Al-Awda TV (PA)

In a February 6, 2023 show on Awda TV (Palestinian Authority), Mutaz Birumi, a senior member of Fatah's Syria branch, praised Khairy Alqam, the perpetrator of the recent synagogue massacre in Jerusalem. Birumi said that Alqam aimed and fired his weapon, but that it was actually Allah who fired the gun, taking "revenge" for the people of Jenin. He said that the terror attack was in accordance with the principle of "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth," adding that "the blame lies with whoever started it."

Interviewer: "There were also martyrdom operations in retaliation for the Jenin massacre."

Mutaz Birumi: "Yes, it was the will of Allah that the retaliation would be faster than anybody could imagine. It was carried out by a Palestinian young man from Jerusalem..."

Interviewer: "In Jerusalem itself."

Birumi: "Yes, in their stronghold. A 21-year-old young man carried out... [Jerusalem synagogue shooter] Khairy Alqam gave them a taste of bitterness.

Interviewer: "Right."

Birumi: "He had a blue [Israeli] ID card. He entered the synagogue armed only with a handgun and a few bullets. He opened fire but, in fact, it was Allah who fired."

Interviewer: "Exactly."

Birumi: "He took revenge for the people of Jenin."


Interviewer: "It is as if the Palestinians are saying to the occupation: 'Your crimes will not go unanswered.'"

Birumi: "Yes, it is an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. That is the oldest law in history, and the most fundamental tenet of retribution – the Code of Hammurabi: 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.' And to this we add: '...and the blame lies with whoever started it.'"

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