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Aug 09, 2014
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Top Hamas Official Osama Hamdan: 486 Children Killed in Gaza, 4,500 Born Instead

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Source: The Internet

In a recent address in Rabat, Morocco, Hamas Political Bureau member Osama Hamdan said: "We are doing well... 486 of our children were martyred in this battle, but Allah has blessed us with 4,500 babies in their places." Hamdan, the top representative of Hamas in Lebanon, further said: "In the next war, we will cross into the enemy's own turf, Allah willing," and the crowds cheered and chanted: "Millions of martyrs march towards Jerusalem." The address was delivered at the annual meeting of the Moroccan Movement for Unification and Reform on August 9, 2014.


Following are excerpts from the address, which was posted on the Internet:


Announcer: Please join me in welcoming Hamas representative Mr. Osama Hamdan to deliver his speech at the podium.


Crowds chant as Osama Hamdan takes the podium


Crowds: The leader Ismail [Haniya] said...


The leader Ismail [Haniya] said...


The leader Ismail [Haniya] said...


The leader Ismail [Haniya] said...


This is our path, and we won't change it...


This is our path, and we won't change it...


Even if Israel subdues the entire world...


Even if Israel subdues the entire world...


We will not recognize Israel...


We will not recognize Israel...


We will not recognize Israel...


We will not recognize Israel...


Advance, oh Hamas...


Advance, oh Hamas...


Advance, oh Hamas...


Advance, oh Hamas...


You are the gun, and we are the bullets...


You are the gun, and we are the bullets...


[...]


Osama Hamdan: Your honor, Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, Mr. Ahmad Al-Hamdawi [head of the Monotheism and Reform Movement], brothers and sisters - assalam alaykum and Allah's blessings upon you.


[...]


With regard to Palestine and Gaza, I'd like to say that we are doing well. Please tell us that you are fine too.


Crowds applaud


Osama Hamdan: We are fine despite the 1,886 martyrs – and maybe today, it has reached 1,900. We are fine despite the 10,000 wounded. We are fine. 486 of our children were martyred in this battle, but Allah has blessed us with 4,500 babies in their places.


Crowds applaud


[...]


Osama Hamdan: In this battle, we saw the [Israeli] soldiers crying in their tanks. Our mujahideen saw their officers fleeing from the battlefield. Of the elite of the occupation army, the Golani and Givati brigades, 300 soldiers were killed, according to their own reports, and 2,000 soldiers were transferred to hospitals. Their chief of staff said: Our military power has been eroded by a military force whose weaponry is weaker than that of any militia.


[...]


We hear people say on every corner in Gaza: We support the resistance. We are martyrs for the sake of the resistance.


[...]


In this war, we said that the enemy would not cross into Gaza, and indeed, it was defeated on the outskirts of Gaza. In the next war, we will cross into the enemy's own turf, Allah willing.


Crowds applaud


Crowds: Millions of martyrs march towards Jerusalem.


Millions of martyrs march towards Jerusalem.


Millions of martyrs march towards Jerusalem.


Millions of martyrs march towards Jerusalem.


[...]


Osama Hamdan: We are confident that it will not be the Palestinians alone who will conquer Jerusalem, but that the entire [Islamic] nation will enter Jerusalem.


[...]

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