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Using music to incite murder, on PA TV
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Using music to incite murder, on PA TV:
"No force... can remove the weapon from my hand,
from my wounds, my weapon has emerged"
  • PA TV host concurs:
    "We will come out at you from where you won't expect it. We will come out at you from underground, from above ground, from every burrow, from every angle because we have a right"
     
 
  • Two senior Fatah officials also posted song encouraging terror: "I'm coming with my rifle and my faith. I'm coming towards you, my enemy. Our war is a war of the streets"
  • Fatah poster shows young Palestinian with rocket launcher: "From my wounds, my weapon has emerged"
by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
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Since US Pres. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian Authority has been promoting terror in many ways - including through music and song. During a special broadcast immediately after Trump's recognition, official Palestinian Authority TV started playing songs calling for violence.
 
One song is a tribute to "my weapon," which "no force" can remove:


 
"There is no force in the world that can remove the weapon from my hand.
From my wounds, my weapon has emerged. Oh, our revolution, my weapon has emerged...
This revolutionary people has sacrificed and offered in order to live in freedom!
My weapon has emerged. My weapon has emerged"
 
Palestinian Media Watch documented that Fatah-run Awdah TV broadcast this song promoting violence 72 times in November 2016, the month of the 7th Fatah Conference.

Abbas’ Fatah posted an image of a young Palestinian holding a rocket launcher and others in the background with weapons. Posted text and text in the image quoted the same song encouraging the use of weapons:
 
Text on picture at top right:
“From my wounds my weapon has emerged
O, our revolution
My weapon has emerged”
 
Text on picture at bottom right:
“Long live the anniversary of the Launch (Intilaqa) of the Fatah revolutionary”
 
Posted text:
“From my wounds my weapon has emerged”

[Facebook page of the Fatah Movement - Bethlehem Branch, Jan. 3, 2018]
 
Another song used as background music on the PA TV program threatened to attack "my enemy":
 
"I'm coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood, and street
I'm coming with my rifle and my faith."
 

Upon hearing these words, the PA TV host reinforced the threat, stating that Palestinians "will come out at you from where you won't expect it... from underground," claiming that this is not because Palestinians "demand war or love bloodshed," rather it is because they "seek peace":

 
Official PA TV host: "Yes! I'm coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood, and street. We will come out at you from where you won't expect it. We will come out at you from underground, from above ground, from every burrow, from every angle because we have a right. Not because we demand war and love bloodshed, but because we seek peace. We want to live in our homeland in freedom, security, and peace. There's no replacement for our homeland. There's no replacement for Jerusalem."
[Official PA TV, Dec. 15, 2017]

Two senior Fatah officials also posted a video with this song calling for terror against Israel. In the video, the Palestinian National and Islamic Forces invited Palestinians to a “procession of rage” against the American decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel. 
 
The lyrics included were the following:

 
“I'm coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood and street
I'm coming with my rifle and my faith I'm coming towards you, my enemy
Our war is a war of the streets. I'm coming towards you, my enemy”
[Official Fatah Facebook page, 
Facebook pages of Fatah Deputy Chairman and Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul, and Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen,
 Dec. 18, 2017]

 
PMW first exposed this song when Fatah posted it on Facebook in November 2014 right after terrorists murdered five worshippers and a policeman in a synagogue with guns, knives, and axes. The full lyrics of the song threaten to attack precisely with those weapons - "with cleavers and knives":
 
"I'm coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood and street 
Our war is a war of the streets. 
I'm coming towards you, my enemy 
We're going down from every house with cleavers and knives 
With grenades we announced a popular war 
I swear, you won't escape, my enemy, from the revolution and the people. 
How will you escape the ring of fire while the crowds are blocking the way? 
I'm coming towards you, my enemy, from every house, neighborhood and street"
[Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," Nov. 22, 2014]
 
Later, PMW documented that terror promoting songs like these become Palestinian hits
 
A longer version of the first song includes the following additional stanza encouraging Martyrdom:
 
"He who offers his blood does not care if his blood flows upon the ground 
As the weapon of the revolution is in my hand, so my presence will be forced [upon Israel] 
My weapon has emerged. My weapon has emerged."


The invitation to the “procession of rage” posted by senior Fatah officials with the second song, read as follows:

Text on screen during the video:
“An invitation to a procession of rage
For you, Jerusalem
The [Palestinian] National and Islamic Forces invite you to participate in your masses in the procession of rage ‘At Your Command, Jerusalem,’ which will set out from Kafr Aqab
(the Four Seasons Hall plaza) on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. The procession will set out to the occupation’s checkpoint in Qalandiya at the same time as Zionist US Vice President [Mike] Pence’s visit. The gathering will begin at 11:00 a.m. Only the Palestinian flag will be waved.
Jerusalem will remain our capital
Jerusalem is our capital”
[Official Fatah Facebook page,
Facebook pages of Fatah Deputy Chairman and Central Committee member Mahmoud Al-Aloul,
and Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muhaisen, Dec. 18, 2017]

Palestinian National and Islamic Forces - an unaffiliated coordinating body comprised of representatives from factions in the PLO and outside the PLO. The Palestinian National and Islamic Forces were established in 2000 shortly after the start of the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005), under the authorization of Yasser Arafat and the leadership of terrorist Marwan Barghouti. During the PA terror campaign it played an active role in coordinating political efforts and terror attacks against Israel, but since the end of the campaign it has been less significant and its activity is primarily centered in Gaza.

The video’s invitation to a “procession of rage” followed US President Donald Trump’s formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Dec. 6, 2017. Trump instructed the State Department to begin preparations to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump added that the final borders of Jerusalem will be determined during negotiations.