According to Jibril Rajoub, President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee:
In his letter, PA Olympics Committee Head Rajoub praised Rogge's refusal to have a moment of silence in memory of the Israeli athletes:
The following are examples of how PA leaders and the PA's official newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida have glorified the Olympic massacre and the terrorists who planned it:
Abbas and Fayyad honor Al-Hindi:
Honoring Muhammad Daoud Oudeh, 'Abu Daoud,' a second planner of the Olympic attack:
Mahmoud Abbas on Oudeh:
"President Mahmoud Abbas sent a telegram of condolences yesterday over the death of the great fighter Muhammad Daoud Oudeh, 'Abu Daoud,' who died just before reaching 70. The telegram of condolences read: 'The deceased was one of the prominent leaders of the Fatah movement and lived a life filled with the struggle, devoted effort, and the enormous sacrifice of the deceased for the sake of the legitimate problem of his people, in many spheres. He was at the forefront on every battlefield, with the aim of defending the [Palestinian] revolution. What a wonderful brother, companion, tough and stubborn, relentless fighter."
Abbas Zaki, member Fatah Central Committee, on Oudeh: