A video purportedly shot at a Palestinian Authority event honoring
Palestinian martyrs last week shows MK Ahmed Tibi (UAL-Ta'al) saying that "there is
no greater source of praise" than martyrdom.
While the word martyr in Arabic means to die in the name of God, in the
Palestinian-Israeli conflict it has come to be associated with suicide
bombers and terrorists who are killed while attacking Israel.
In the video released by the Palestinian Media Watch NGO Wednesday, Tibi
says that "in the history of nations and their conflicts, the martyr is
the ultimate source of pride." The martyr, he added, is "the symbol of