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Abbas to Israelis: "Our hand is extended in peace that is created between those who are brave"
Abbas sent a message to Israelis demonstrating on May 27, 2017 for "Two states - One hope" at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv: "There isn't a voice stronger than the voice of just and inclusive peace, just like there isn't a voice stronger than the right of people for self-determination and freedom from..."
May 27, 2017
Abbas confirms main charge of PMW's new report - that the PA is still paying salaries to terrorists - in meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister
Headline: “The support program for prisoners is unacceptable” “In a meeting with [PA President] Mahmoud Abbas, Norway's Foreign Minister Børge Brende stressed that the current support program for prisoners should be abolished. Foreign Minister Brende (Conservatives) is on a new tour of the Middle...”
May 4, 2016
Abbas unable to defend terror glorification when presented PMW's report of Fatah leader praising murder
Headline: "On Europe trip, Abbas gets red carpet - and some hard questions" "The Hague, Netherlands On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags. Like the Israeli..."
Nov 4, 2015
Hamas leader Mashaal admits Hamas kidnapped and murdered the 3 Israeli teens, and says it was justified
Interviewer: "You’ve referred to these men as “martyrs,” as heroes (i.e., the terrorist murderers). You said in the past few weeks that you were unaware of the plan to kidnap and kill these kids. But it sounds as though you’re saying it was perfectly appropriate to kidnap and kill three..."
Oct 21, 2014
PA spokesman calls US freeze on aid to the PA "unjustifed" and "collective punishment"
Ghassan Khatib, PA spokesperson, Director of PA Government Media Center, and former Minister of Planning and Minister of Labor responds to the US freeze of $200 million dollars in aid to the PA: "This [the US funding freeze] is not constructive at all. Such moves are unjustified. These are mainly..."
Oct 1, 2011
Norwegian Foreign Ministry rejects PMW documentation: PA salaries for prisoners are social benefits
"[Norwegian daily] Dagbladet has asked the government a number of questions regarding Pal Watch’s (PMW’s) information [on PA paying salaries to imprisoned terrorists], but the [Norwegian] Foreign Ministry denies these problems and refers to the salary payments as social benefits. ‘The PA has, in..."
Sep 4, 2011
Internal disaggreement in PA over freedom of speech
Headline: "Lawsuits, complaints lead PA to cut satirical TV series: Palestinian prosecutor-general tells Ma'an Watan ala Watar (Nation on a String) crosses 'red lines'; producer cries violation of democracy." "The Palestinian prosecutor-general announced Tuesday night that the satirical television..."
Aug 17, 2011
"We are the victims of this fraud," says Spanish Ambassador about PA TV boycott ad
Following Palestinian Media Watch's exposure of Palestinian Authority TV's ad calling for boycott of all Israeli products, which listed the Spanish government as sponsor, the Spanish Ambassador to Israel said to the Jerusalem Post that the ad was not paid for with Spanish money: "'We are the..."
Jan 13, 2011