Many recall her tireless work for human rights. Her campaigning for Palestinian freedoms has nothing to do with religion or anti-Jewish feelings. She had been interested in the PFLP in the late 1980s and has made no secret of this. The PFLP is now a mainstream political party and renounced all military activity outside the occupied territories in the late 1970s, at least a decade before Ms Alami considered joining.
Mr Nagler refers to the appalling atrocity carried out in Argentina, a week before the 1994 London bombings, in which 96 people were killed in an explosion at a Buenos Aires Jewish centre. Speculation that there was some connection between the explosions in Buenos Aires and London evaporated when it emerged that the Argentine bombings were motivated by anti-Semitism.