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International Women's Day - The PA doesn't protect Palestinian women against violence; Top PA official: We are only committed to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women when it is "consistent with Islamic law"
PMW has exposed numerous statements by Palestinian clerics and lecturers endorsing domestic violence.
PA Daily: Sex on demand - a Muslim husband's "right"; a wife's "obligation"
May 17, 2019
Sex on demand "at any time" is a husband's right - this is what Palestinians were taught in the official PA daily's religious ruling section yesterday. Moreover, a husband's "right" to "enjoy his wife" sexually "at all times" supersedes the woman's right to accept upon herself a religious fast: "A..."
PA TV uses International Women’s Day to glorify female terrorists
Mar 8, 2019
PA TV uses International Women's Day to glorify female terrorists By Itamar Marcus and Maurice Hirsch To mark International Women's Day, PA TV broadcast an interview with the Director of the Palestinian Women's Union in Gaza, Amal Hamad. Instead of discussing the achievements of Palestinian women...
Child bride of 12 "became 17" to enable marriage, says old Palestinian recalling their wedding
Mar 22, 2018
An interview with a Palestinian couple, Abu Wajdi and Sara Al-Qassem, who have been married for 75 years, provided a glimpse of Islamic marriage traditions in British Palestine in the 1940s before the establishment of the State of Israel. (March 19, 2018)
Palestinian “honor killing” of women condemned by Fatah leader
Aug 9, 2017
Palestinian "honor killing" of women condemned by Fatah leader "If we wish to liberate our [Palestinian] society from the octopus grip of this crime (i.e., honor killings), we must purify our outlook, our books, and our heritage from the sanctification of killing for God and honor" "Our [Arab and..."
When a Palestinian man hits his wife, is Israel responsible? PMW responds to UN report
Jun 26, 2017
When a Palestinian man hits his wife, is Israel responsible? PMW's response to "Report on Violence Against Women" U.N. Human Rights Council, June 12, 2017 Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik During a recent UN Human Rights Council meeting, Israel was blamed for causing Palestinian men's...
How to properly beat your wife, according to the PA Mufti in Gaza
Feb 15, 2016
b How to hit your wife according to Islam, explained by the PA Mufti of Gaza Hassan Al-Laham "Not hitting that will bring the police, and break her hand and cause bleeding, or hitting that makes the face ugly" j Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik During a weekly Palestinian Authority TV...