More of Yasser Arafat in his own words
PLO Quote Sheet #35
On pre-1967 Israel:
"Be blessed, O Gaza, and celebrate, for your sons are returning
after a long celebration. O Gaza, your sons are returning. O Jaffa,
O Lod, O Haifa, O Jerusalem, you are returning, you are returning."
--- P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat, at a reception held in his
honor in Gaza
(Maariv, 7 September 1995)
"We are all seekers of martyrdom in the path of truth and right
toward Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Palestine."
--- P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat, in a speech given at Al-Azhar
University in Gaza on 19 June 1995
(Palestine Broadcasting Corporation, 19 June 1995)
"Jerusalem is the capital of the state of Palestine whether
someone likes it or not, and whoever does not like it, let him
drink from the sea of Gaza."
--- P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat, in a speech given at a party
to clelebrate the birth of his daughter
(Palestine Broadcasting Corporation, 6 August 1995)
On praise for terrorists:
"Yes, we are proud of the Palestinian girl, the Palestinian woman
and the Palestinian child who fulfilled these miracles. The
Palestinian woman participated in the Palestinian revolution. The
Palestinian girl participated in the Palestinian revolution. Abir
al-Wahidi, commander of the central region [al-Wahidi
participated in the murder of Israeli Zvi Klein in December 1991]
and Dalal al-Maghrabi, Martyr of Palestine [al-Maghrabi took part
in the Coastal Road Massacre in March 1978, in which 37 Israelis were
. I bow in respect and admiration to the Palestinian woman
who receives her martyred son with joyful cheering. The soul and
blood for you, O Palestine!"
--- P.L.O. Chairman Yasser Arafat, in a speech given on 3 September
1995 at the al-Fatah girls school in Gaza to mark the opening
of the school year
(Israel Channel Two Television, 19 September 1995)
This is the thirty-fifth in a series of quote sheets prepared by
IRIS (Information Regarding Israel's Security)
Quote Sheet #34
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