Tuesday, May 30, 2017

UN chief pulls support for Palestinian women’s center named after terrorist - Times of Israel

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UN chief 

pulls support 

for Palestinian 

women’s center 

named after 




says agency 

no longer affiliated 

with West Bank facility 

over its ‘glorification 

of terrorism’

 May 28, 2017

The UN move came two days after Norway’s foreign minister condemned the PA for naming the center after Mughrabi, demanding the country’s name be removed from the building and that the funds Norway donated for its construction be returned.

In addition to the women’s center in Burqa, the PA has named a number of events and facilities in honor of Mughrabi and the other terrorists who died during the massacre in a firefight with Israeli security forces, with the ruling Fatah party repeatedly hailing them as “martyrs.”