Australian Christian charity funds youth center named after terrorist
World Vision Australia har varit med och finansierat ett ungdomscenter uppkallat efter "Shahid (Martyr) Abu Jihad. Abu jihad var en av Fatahs grundare och var med och planerade en mängd terrorattacker bl.a. den som leddes av Dalal Mughrabi 1978 och i vilken 37 civila israeler dödades.
The following is the transcript from the PA daily:
"David Vivian, program coordinator for World Vision Australia, together with Nujud Sa'da, the [World Vision] organization's program director, along with Ashraf Iseed, Fanda Yunan, Sonya Ghanem, from World Vision institute, held a meeting with Marwan Al-Washahi, executive director of the Shahid (Martyr) Salah Khalaf Center and Sa'id Hamdan, head of the Jenin Youth and Sport Administration, to discuss cooperation and future programs of the Youth and Sport Administration and the World Vision organization, and to discuss procedures for operating the World Vision-Palestine stadium in Qabatiya, which has been built at the Shahid (Martyr) Abu Jihad Youth Center...Marwan Al-Washahi spoke on behalf of Musa Abu Zaid, executive director of the Youth and Sport Administration, thanking the heads of World Vision... and mentioning that the organization had provided the seed financing of the Shahid (Martyr) Abu Jihad Youth Center...It should be emphasized that the cooperation between the Youth and Sport Administration and World Vision will not end with this project; it will progress to full cooperation in most spheres, both in matters of infrastructure and projects for training, sports, youth, and summer camps.Afterwards, those present visited the new stadium [named]- "World Vision Stadium - Palestine / Qabatiya". [David] Vivian thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports, for it's cooperation in the project. He promised that they will work together for ongoing cooperation with the Ministry, in pursuing further projects throughout the homeland."
[Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, March 14, 2010]Note: The above article mentions that also present at the meeting was a representative of the Shahid (Martyr) Salah Khalaf Center. Terrorist Salah Khalaf (Abu Iyad) was one of the founders of the Fatah organization. He was head of the Black September branch, whose terrorist attacks included the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in the Munich Olympics in 1972. The Shahid Salah Khalaf Center was financed by USAID in 2004.
UNICEF:s namn finns med på ett reklamblad av den palestinska ungdomsorganisationen PYALARA som uppmanar till bojkott av israeliska varor.
En yxa med ordet bojkott klyver en Davidstjärna.