Palestinian Authority TV (fatah), March 11, 2010.
Palestinian Authority TV honors the anniversary of Dalal Mughrabi’s terror attack by interviewing her sister. Dalal’s attacks remains to this day the most lethal terror attack in Israel’s history, killing 37 civilians.
The host refers to her deadly attack as a ‘glorious chapter in the history of the Palestinian people’ and affirms that Dalal is now a ‘symbol and model of resistance, sacrifice, and Martyrdom-seeking….of giving and of redemption of the homeland’ ‘
Dalal’s sister refers to the anniversary of the terrorist attack as a ‘day of glory and pride’ for the Palestinian people. She further states that Dalal left a message to ‘point the rifles-all the rifles- at the Zionist enemy’.
The following is from the PA TV interview with Rashida Mughrabi:
Host: “Now, dear viewers, we move on to a glorious chapter in the history of the Palestinian people. On this day in 1978, the Shahida (Martyr) Dalal Mughrabi prepared to meet her God by carrying out a self-sacrifice operation of Martyrdom-seeking in the heart of the occupation state. The operation shocked the occupation entity at the time and has left its mark until today and for years to come. Dalal Mughrabi, the Palestinian Shahida (Martyr), has become a symbol and model of resistance, sacrifice, and Martyrdom-seeking; a model of giving and of redemption of the homeland.”
Rashida Mughrabi, sister of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi: “This is a day of glory and pride for our Palestinian people and a blow to the Zionists, who view it as a day of blood for them. It is a day of pride for us, just as the day which they see as Independence Day, is our day of catastrophe…
Before she set out for the operation and fell as a Shahida, Dalal left a message for our father, a will to all of our brother fighters, to point the rifles – all the rifles – at the Zionist enemy… And if people have not taken note of her will, let them now take note that we must unite, and our rifles must unite, against the enemy who steals our land, and not against one another…
Of course, the Fatah movement – or most of the Fatah members, who believe in line, have kept her will; they have not turned their weapons against Palestinians, and the rifles have remained at the Zionist enemy… Whoever is not aware of this issue should take note: we are in danger; our issue is in danger, and the rifles – all the rifles – must be pointed at the Zionist enemy, as Dalal willed it thirty years ago…
Responding to the pressure to cancel the inauguration of the public square named after her sister:
“I believe that it is our right, that many of our people view as a day of pride for the Palestinian people and for the Palestinian woman, who has carried out battles throughout history. Dalal is a source of pride for the Palestinian woman. It is our right to honor her. There is an Israeli demand not to celebrate in honor of Dalal. There are high school students and members of the Shabiba youth movement who are adamant about their right to honor Dalal today. They want to assemble at 1:00 in the afternoon around the square, which will be named after Dalal this afternoon, and, Allah willing, we will see you there, so that we can all show our pride in our fighters, in the Palestinian woman – in Dalal Mughrabi.”