A Hamas TV program for children is once again promoting Shahada – Martyrdom for Allah – as a positive goal for kids.
In the most recent episode of the show Tomorrow’s Pioneers, the child host asks a 10-year-old girl who phones into the program whether she had been afraid of dying during the 2009 Gaza War.
“No, I wasn’t afraid,” the little girl says. “I wished for Shahada (Martyrdom) – Shahada for Allah.”
The host is effusive in her praise that “even this little girl” dreams of Shahada, and adds, “We all wish for this.”