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Hamas Document of Principles and General Policies (2017)
May 1, 2017
Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal released the terror organization’s new “Document of General Principles & Policies” at a press conference on May 1, 2017 in Doha, Qatar. Hamas leaders have emphasized that the new policy document does not replace Hamas’ original charter, but constitutes “development” and...
Jul 1, 2009
Note: Fatah's charter was originally written in 1971. The Fatah Charter calling for Israel's destruction is still valid and still appears on the Fatah website: Charter, Article 8: "The Israeli existence in Palestine is a Zionist invasion with a colonial expansive base, and it is a natural ally to..."
Aug 18, 1988
Article 1: "The Islamic Resistance Movement: The movement's program is Islam..." Article 2: "The Islamic Resistance Movement is one of the wings of Moslem Brotherhood." Article 11: "The Islamic Resistance Movement believes that the land of Palestine [i.e., all Israel-editor] has been an Islamic..."
PLO Charter (1968)
Jul 1, 1968
Article 7: "It is a national duty to bring up individual Palestinians in an Arab revolutionary manner... He must be prepared for the armed struggle and ready to sacrifice his wealth and his life in order to win back his homeland and bring about its liberation." Article 9: "Armed struggle is the..."
PLO Charter (1964)
May 28, 1964
The original PLO charter from 1964 is identical to the 1968 charter except for article 24. The 1964 charter defined Palestine as the territory of the State of Israel and specifically excluded the West Bank and Gaza Strip from their military objectives. The 1968 version of the charter included both...