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Palestinian history fabricated
PA TV portrays Israel as foreign colonial occupier, claims ancient Jewish history is Palestinian
Palestinian TV (Fatah) - Mar. 20, 2013
The PA TV video shows a woman who apparently represents "ancient Palestinians" (or possibly Muslims) going through the history of the land - replacing the Jewish people's actual history. The woman is introduced in a peaceful scene feeding birds in a period predating the Roman conquest of Judea and destruction of the Temple in 70 CE. Suddenly the scene is disturbed, the birds scatter and the woman runs away from various foreign invaders: first an ancient Roman soldier, then a Crusader, then a British soldier, and finally a Jew (wearing a skullcap), who throws a lit cigarette at her.
In the final scene, the woman stops fleeing when a man on a horse - the "new" Muslim conqueror Saladin who defeated the Crusaders - extends his hand and helps her up the mountain. He represents the coming savior who will "liberate Palestine" from Jewish-Israeli rule. In the end, the woman stands on the top of the mountain, fleeing no one anymore, symbolizing that Israel is gone like the other foreign rulers.
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Note: The video originally aired March 2 and was rebroadcast April 21, 29, May 25, 26, 31, June 7, 17, July 13, 27, Aug. 6, 10, 22, 24, Sept. 11, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 22, and Dec. 7, 2012. In 2013: Jan. 12, 18, Feb. 1 (twice), 8, March 1, 17, and 20.
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