PA official refuses to condemn shooting of Rabbi Yehuda Glick
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Oct. 31, 2014

 
Headline: “Rajoub: The Palestinian people will not raise the white flag”
     “During an interview with [Israeli TV] Channel 2 yesterday [Oct. 30, 2014], Fatah Central Committee [Deputy Secretary and] member Jibril Rajoub refused to condemn the attempted murder of the extremist Yehuda Glick, which occurred the night before in Jerusalem.
Rajoub said: ‘I do not condemn or denounce. I am not interested in seeing anyone killed or attacked, regardless of who he is. However, what was Glick doing there?’
Rajoub added: ‘The one responsible for everything that happens in East Jerusalem, and I know that the situation is volatile and grave, is the Israeli government and its policy, and the Palestinians are suffering and paying the price, as they are under a barbaric and racist occupation. Instead of talking about who carried out this operation, we must think of the way to put an end to the suffering of the two peoples.’”

Mutaz Hijazi – Islamic Jihad member and released prisoner from Jerusalem who attempted to assassinate Rabbi Yehuda Glick, a prominent activist working to assure rights for Jews to visit and pray on the Temple Mount, on Oct. 29, 2014. The assassination attempt took place following a conference on establishing times and places for Jews to pray on the Temple Mount. Glick was seriously wounded in the attack; Hijazi was killed soon afterwards when he opened fire on an Israeli police force that was attempting to arrest him.