In Shockingly Absurd Move, Europeans Award Father of Slain Palestinian Terrorist

The Bible warns against calling evil good, but that is precisely what these European groups are doing

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You know how the Bible warns against calling evil good, and good evil (Isaiah 5:20)? Well, one European group just blatantly defied that admonition.

On Sunday, the Geneva-based International Institute for Human Rights and Peace and the Caen Memorial for Peace presented a "human rights" award to Palestinian Arab lawyer Mohammed Allyan.

Allyan was honored for his legal representation three years ago of the wife of one of the terrorists involved in the synagogue massacre in Jerusalem.

In that attack, terrorist Ghassan Abu Jamal and his accomplice shot, stabbed and beheaded four Jewish rabbis at worship before also gunning down one of the resounding police officers.

When questioned by police, Jamal's wife, Nadia, expressed support for the massacre and revealed that she had prior knowledge of her husband's bloody plans. She was subsequently stripped of Israeli residency and lost the health care that Israeli taxpayers had previously covered for her and her family.

Nadia insisted her human rights had been violated, and Allyan jumped to her defense.

That in itself makes Allyan more villain than hero. But that's not where the story ends.

Allyan is also the father of Bahaa Allyan, one of two terrorists responsible for the October 2015 attack on a Jerusalem commuter bus, during which three Israelis were mercilessly murdered.

Beyond the fact that Allyan raised a son capable of committing such atrocities, a year later, in 2016, he was arrested for publicly praising his son's heinous actions during lectures at local elementary schools.

Allyan actively trying to encourage future generations of Palestinian Arabs to follow in his son's footsteps by murdering Israeli Jews.

And the Europeans reward him as a champion of peace and human rights.

PHOTO: The site of a terror attack in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem where three people were killed and another dozen wounded when two terrorists (one of them Bahaa Allyan) armed with guns and knives boarded a bus and began a shooting and stabbing spree. October 13, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90)


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