Kids play at “jihad” in new Hamas television presentation

The terror group Hamas’ Al-Aqsa Television has “martyred” a children’s bunny character named Assud and knocked off a Mickey Mouse-lookalike for the cause of jihad.

Now in a report documented by the Middle East Media Research Institute, it is promoting jihad for children, or children for jihad.

In the musical clip, a children’s choir opens with: “Dad, we put on our new clothes. Give us our pocket money. Today is a holiday. … Me, my brother, and the neighborhood kids want to arm ourselves with guns.”

MEMRI explained that the message is an excerpt of a holiday video aired on Hamas Al-Aqsa Television on Sept. 8 called “Holiday Gun.” It was performed by Muhammad al-Madhoun and Ibrahim Sheikh Khalil.

View the clip.

According to MEMRI, the lyrics continue with the dad singing:

“My children, I’m worried about you.

“This toy might harm your eyes.

“My children, I’m worried about you.

“This toy might harm your eyes.

“Think about another toy.

“You are the apple of my eye, may Allah protect you.”


Young boy learning to be jihadist

And the children return:

“Dad, we are a steadfast people.

“These guns need hands to carry them.

“Dad, we are a steadfast people.

“These guns need hands to carry them.

“Today we play, tomorrow we will wage Jihad.

“How joyous my heart will be on the Day of Return.”

Then the choir returns:

“Dad, we put on our new clothes.

“Give us our pocket money. Today is a holiday.

“Dad, we put on our new clothes.

“Give us our pocket money. Today is a holiday.

“Me, my brother, and the neighborhood kids want to arm ourselves with guns.”


Dad tells his boys how proud he is that they’re preparing for jihad

The dad then sings about the joy in his heart because of his boys’ desire to kill, and he gives them money, telling them, “Go and buy yourself a gun. Don’t shoot anyone but the enemy.”

WND also has reported on a character introduced on Hamas’ “Pioneers of Tomorrow” children’s program, the teddy bear Nassur, who wants to be an Islamic “holy warrior” and carry a gun.

Hamas, which won a majority in Palestinian parliament in January 2006 elections, officially is considered a terrorist organization by the U.S. government. As WND reported, a prominent Hamas leader was captured on video boasting of using children, women and the elderly as human shields in its firefights with Israeli soldiers.

WND also reported Hamas launched a children’s website in 2002 that encourages kids to follow the example of terrorist suicide bombers.


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