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"Freedom of expression only goes as far as Islam’s Prophet Muhammad" declare protestors in Ramallah
Protestors in Ramallah against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad chant "I would give my father, my mother, and my life for Messenger Muhammad" and state that free speech ends when it insults the prophet
Oct 28, 2020
Abbas’ advisor repeats false narrative: Jews were unwanted in Europe - US and European plot created a homeland for them in Palestine; US can no longer be a mediator
"Shaath presented the plotting role that the US has played throughout history in order to erase the Palestinian identity... and the European plot to settle the Jews who were unwanted in Europe in order to get rid of them."
Jun 26, 2019
Op-ed in Palestinian newspaper criticizes Arab nations for not providing global disaster relief, which enables Israel to take their place and to present itself as a “beneficial state" for propaganda purposes
Op-ed by Tawfiq Abu Shomar “Most of the Arabs are absent from participating [in providing assistance during] the global disasters, and therefore Israel takes their place, derives benefit from [the Arabs’] absence, and establishes its presence as a cultured and strong state, and a partner [during]...”
Oct 11, 2017
PLO official: Israel carries out “forceful transfer” and “ethnic cleansing” of Palestinians
Headline: “Ashrawi: The continuation of Israel’s settlement crimes – destruction of the two-state solution” “PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi said: ‘The continuation of the crimes of expanding the settlements, Israel’s systematic policy of forcefully transferring [Palestinian...”
Oct 11, 2017
Palestinian political analyst legitimizes murder of Israeli civilians: "Since it is a colonial, settler, racist, occupying entity, all of those in it are soldiers"
Headline: “Tel Aviv operation (i.e., terror attack, 4 murdered) – between the sanctification of the weapon and its definition as a crime” Op-ed by senior Palestinian political analyst and columnist Hani Al-Masri “If the main method of activity is appropriate for a certain period, that doesn’t mean...”
Jun 15, 2016
PA Mufti calls on Islamic world to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque from “continuing attacks” and “desecration,” warns of “impending religious war
This article was published by WAFA (the official Palestinian news agency) on July 13, 2015, and on Al-Ayyam on July 14, 2015. Headline: “PA Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Hussein calls to increase visits to Al-Aqsa” “PA Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and preacher at the Al-Aqsa...”
Jul 14, 2015
PLO official: Israel has an “ethnic cleansing policy… against the Palestinians, particularly in the city of Jerusalem”
“PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Saeb Erekat condemned the Israeli occupation authorities’ decision to expel five Palestinian residents of the Holy City. Dr. Erekat said: ‘Israel’s illegal policy of forced expulsion, which has harmed five citizens of occupied Jerusalem, amounts to nothing less...”
Dec 8, 2014
Hamas: "We will build an Islamic state in Palestine, all of Palestine" (i.e., Israel)
Headline: "Al-Zahar: The Hamas movement will build an Islamic state in all of Palestine" "Hamas Political Bureau member Mahmoud Al-Zahar emphasized that Hamas would 'build an Islamic State in all of Palestine.' During a ceremony for the relatives of policemen killed by the Israeli army in Gaza,..."
Oct 1, 2014
President of Palestinian college: “Palestinian church was active before any other church in the world”
“On the third day of the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference organized by the Bethlehem Bible College with the participation of an elect group of theologians and Evangelical Christian leaders from around the world, the lecturers demonstrated the reality of life in the Palestinian territories… Dr...”
Mar 13, 2014
Fatah official falsely accuses Israel of involvement with Goldstein Massacre
“The Fatah movement in Jenin held a political conference yesterday [March 2, 2013] to mark the anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) massacre. During the conference, which was attended by a group of students, [Fatah] Secretary Firas Abu Al-Wafa described the main...”
Mar 3, 2013
Israeli prison attempted to poison two Palestinian prisoners with rotten food
Headline: “By giving them spoiled food – Gaza: Ramle prison hospital administration tried to kill two Palestinian prisoners by poisoning them” “The Ramle prison hospital administration tried to kill two Palestinian prisoners through poisoning, by giving them rotten food while they were receiving...”
Nov 29, 2012
Fatah military wing "won’t stop attacks until every part of Palestine is liberated"
“Abu Muhammad, spokesman for the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (i.e., Fatah’s military wing)… said… that the arrests [by Hamas security forces] of the [Fatah military wing’s] Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades fighters happen at a time when the Palestinian people, which is in Ribat (religious conflict/war...”
Oct 26, 2012
Israel is trying "to destroy Palestinian society" and "lay financial siege" to the PA
"District Governor of Tubas and the northern valley region, Marwan Tubasi, declared his support yesterday for all positive and purposeful youth activity that is meant as constructive criticism for the good of the homeland and its citizens… Tubasi said… that there are groups that are trying to..."
Sep 11, 2012
PA Minister honors female suicide bomber Wafa Idris with visit to her family
"Minister of Prisoners' Affairs, Issa Karake, said: 'The statements in recent days by Israeli Foreign Minister [Avigdor] Lieberman, against President Mahmoud Abbas and the [Palestinian] inmates in [Israeli] prisons, are proof that Israel is a full-grown racist state in the region, threatening the..."
Aug 30, 2012
PA Foreign Minister accuses Israel of "systematic ethnic cleansing" in Jerusalem
"Foreign Minister Riad Al-Maliki called on the non-aligned states and the international community to demand that Israel and its settlers account for their unceasing violations, their crimes against humanity, and war crimes against the Palestinian nation, its national aspirations, and its natural..."
Aug 29, 2012
PA daily: Court sentences man to 15 years’ hard labor for selling land to the “enemy,” "a Jew"
Headline: "Over the course of two court sessions in Ramallah and Qalqilya – sentences issued in cases of premeditated murder, passing information to the enemy, theft, and drugs" "The court announced: 'The accused (N.A., 35 years old), from the village of Azzoun in the Qalqilya region, is sentenced..."
Jan 31, 2012
Exam question for high school students published in PA daily demonizes Israelis as inhuman
Headline: “Sample questions and answers in preliminary [PA] matriculation exam” “Al-Ayyam presents to its high-school readers sample questions and answers selected from the curriculum… under the supervision of a group of specialized teachers, with the aim of helping students to pass the...”
May 3, 2011
Al-Ayyam daily: "The laws of Nazi Germany are passed these days in Israel by a majority"
Headline: “Al-Sana: The racist Israeli laws will not intimidate Palestinians of the Interior (i.e., Israeli Arabs)” “Chairman of the Arab Democratic Party inside the Green Line (i.e., in Israel), Talab Al-Sana, described Israel yesterday as a Nazi and racist state, whose racist laws will not...”
Apr 12, 2011
New libel: Israel carried out a "crime of destruction" against Palestinians
Background: Israel found some 300 fake new tombstones in an area of an old and non- functioning Muslim cemetery situated in a corner of a park in Jerusalem. Investigating, Israel discovered that the “tombstones” had been placed on the ground in an attempt to encroach on the lands of the park. This...
Aug 19, 2010
PA daily: Zionism rests upon negating the Palestinians' right to independence
“Writer and political commentator Antoine Shalhat, director of the ‘Israeli arena’ unit at the Madar Center [The Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies, in Ramallah]... stated that Zionism rests upon two principle ideas: the idea of negating the existence of the Palestinians’ right to an independent...”
Jul 22, 2010
PA columnist portrays Israel as standard of evil
Abdallah Awwad, PA columnist for Al-Ayyam: “The fact that the occupation [Israel] is torturing me in its prison cells and killing me is a routine matter, because it is my enemy, having come in order to seize my land, to kill me, and to cause me to leave. In other words, [Israel] came to live off my...”
Jun 24, 2010