Freed Terrorists Visit Temple Mount

A group of 15 terrorists Israel freed two weeks ago for Shalit visited the Temple Mount and the grave of former PLO official al-Husseini.

Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu,

Overlooking the Temple Mount
Overlooking the Temple Mount
Israel news photo: Flash 90

A group of 15 terrorists Israel freed two weeks ago for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit visited the Temple Mount and the grave of Faisal al-Husseini, a former Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader.

The terrorists, who were pictured at the Temple Mount on an Islamic website, laid a wreath at a monument to al-Faisal, who died of a heart attack in 2001 but is considered a “martyr.” 

He once stated, “We may lose or win [tactically] but our eyes will continue to aspire to the strategic goal, namely, to Palestine from the river to the sea.

"If we agree to declare our state over what is now only 22 percent of Palestine, meaning the West Bank and Gaza -- our ultimate goal is [still] the liberation of all historical Palestine from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] sea, even if this means that the conflict will last for another thousand years or for many generations."

The terrorists visiting his grave on the Temple Mount were freed in the deal that that included 1,027 terrorists, many sentenced to multiple life in terms in jail.

The first group of 477 was released two weeks ago and the others are to be free within six weeks, although several Cabinet ministers want the terrorists to stay in jail if Gaza terrorists continue to attack Israel.

Many of them were “deported” to Gaza and foreign countries, but others were allowed to return to  Jerusalem.

The same day the terrorists were released, several of them incited for terror and called for more kidnappings of Israeli soldiers as bargaining chips for the release of other Arabs remaining in Israeli jails. One of these is Marwan Barghouti, serving five life terms for planning and organizing terrorist attacks that killed dozens of Israelis.




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