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PLO official: no one has the right to stop paying the prisoner salaries
Headline: “[PLO] Executive Committee member: No one has the right to stop the prisoners’ allowances (mukhassasat)” “PLO Executive Committee member Tayseer Khaled said that the Government of Israel and the American Administration are trying to drag the Palestinians into side battles and even...”
Jun 14, 2017
Terrorists deserve salaries, they are not “highway robbers, but people who sacrificed their lives and freedom,” says PA Ministry of Information
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Information: The Martyrs, injured, and prisoners are an unavoidable outcome of the legitimate resistance” “The [PA] Ministry of Information said that the bill of what is called the Ministerial Committee for Legislation in the Israeli Parliament (this refers to the...”
Jun 12, 2017
Palestinian human rights group: PA cutting some released terrorists’ salaries disrespects their “role in the struggle and defense of Palestinian people’s rights”
Headline: “Addameer again emphasizes its position against the policy of stopping the payment of salaries” “The human rights organization Addameer condemned the [PA] government’s stopping payment of the salaries of several released prisoners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. It said that ‘This...”
Jun 6, 2017
PLO invents Palestinian history, denies Jewish history: “Our people has lived for thousands of years, Israel has no connection”
Headline: "The National Council: The international community must demand an accounting from Israel" "The Palestinian National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) said in a notice that it published today (June 4, 2017) for the passing of 50 years since the Naksa (i.e., "the setback,"..."
Jun 4, 2017
Palestinian women's center named after Dalal Mughrabi to keep name despite pressure from UN, Norway
Note: Shortly after PMW reported on this center, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende condemned the center and demanded that the Norwegian money be returned. The UN, including UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, also condemned the decision. Shortly afterwards, Denmark also demanded its...
May 31, 2017
Square in Jenin named after terrorist Karim Younes
Image published by the independent Palesetinian news agency Ma’an The image shows the mother of murderer Karim Younes and Jenin District Governor Ibrahim Ramadan sitting together during the naming of a square in Jenin after Karim Younes under the auspices of “under the auspices of Jenin District...”
May 18, 2017
PA Islamic-Christian Council slams Israeli minister’s dress, says it’s a further attempt to ‘Judaize’ Jerusalem
Headline: “The Islamic-Christian Council warns: Judaization drawings on an Israeli minister’s dress” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places today, Thursday [May 18, 2017], said that the fact that Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev wore a dress on which...”
May 18, 2017
PA religious official: Israel is carrying out “daily invasions” of the Al-Aqsa Mosque plazas
Headline: “Issa briefed [PLO] Executive Committee member Ismail regarding the situation in Jerusalem” “Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places [and Fatah Revolutionary Council member] Dr. Hanna Issa today, Thursday [May 18, 2017], briefed PLO...”
May 18, 2017
Norway, UN and PA funded youth center named after Dalal Mughrabi
PMW note: Shortly after PMW reported on this center, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende condemned the center and demanded that the Norwegian money be returned. The UN, including UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, also condemned the decision. Shortly afterwards, Denmark also demanded its...
May 15, 2017
Fatah official in Gaza: Palestinians’ “right of return” is holy, “land will return to its owners”
Headline: "Abu Samhadana: The right of return is holy and no statute of limitations will apply to it" "Fatah Movement [Gaza] Leadership Council member Abdallah Abu Samhadana emphasized that the right of return is a holy right to which no statute of limitations will apply, and that the Palestinians..."
May 15, 2017
As pretext to defend PA salaries to terrorists and “Martyrs’” families, Palestinian political party falsely claims Israel rewards family of mass murderer Goldstein for murdering 29 Muslims
Headline: “The [Palestinian National] Initiative calls to refuse to stop paying the allowances of the prisoners and the families of the Martyrs” “The Palestinian National Initiative movement (i.e., a Palestinian political party, not a member of the PLO) called to reject and block the...”
May 14, 2017
PLO political faction condemns proposed Israeli law to cut funds transfered to PA, honors "sacrifices" made by Palestinian people
Headline: “The People’s Party rejects the extortion attempts whose goal is to stop the payment of the Martyrs and prisoners’ allowances” “The Palestinian People’s Party (i.e., a PLO faction) expressed its strong opposition to the vote in the Israeli Parliament [on June 14, 2017] in a first reading...”
May 14, 2017
Square in PA city of Tulkarem named after terrorist who murdered 1
Headline: "A square in Tulkarem was named after a prisoner" "Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr unveiled the square in Tulkarem that was named after prisoner Maher Younes (i.e., terrorist, kidnapped and murdered 1) from the village of ‘Ara in the '48 territories (i.e., Israel)… The district..."
May 11, 2017
District Governor of Ramallah glorifies mother of imprisoned terrorists
“Um Nasser Abu Hmeid continues her unlimited hunger strike on this the 16th day in a row as a sign of solidarity with the prisoners who are [hunger] striking in the occupation’s prisons… Several doctors, led by Director of the Health Directorate of Ramallah and El-Bireh Dr. Wael Al-Sheikh, carried...”
May 2, 2017
Fatah condemns as "incitement" Israel's demands to stop paying salaries to terrorists, insists that terrorists are "symbols of our legitimate national struggle"
Headline: "Fatah condemns the Israeli incitement against the [PA] president and the prisoners" "The East Gaza branch of the Fatah Movement said that it is monitoring with concern the organized and systematic incitement campaign that the occupation state's government is waging against [PA] President..."
Apr 25, 2017
Fatah leaders visit mother of imprisoned terrorists
Headline: "The Fatah leadership visits the Oak Tree of Palestine (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid), who is hunger striking" "A delegation from the Fatah Movement leadership today (Monday) [April 24, 2017] visited the home of… Um Nasser [Abu] Hmeid, the mother of a Martyr (Shahid) and four prisoners who..."
Apr 24, 2017
Daughter of terrorist responsible for the murder of 67 reads letter to her father at school assembly: "Father, I am very proud of you"
Headline: “The daughter of prisoner Abdallah Barghouti: ‘You are still standing firm, father’” “‘It is my right to see you and to live at your side’ – these are the words said by the girl Safa, the daughter of heroic prisoner Abdallah Barghouti (i.e., terrorist who prepared explosives for attacks...”
Apr 21, 2017
Spokesman for PLO Commission of Prisoners Affairs: “All of the prisoners and Martyrs who have struggled and sacrificed for Palestine” have right “to receive their full salaries from the PA”
Headline: "Will Israel succeed in stopping the salaries of the prisoners and Martyrs?” "Signs of a new 'confrontation' between the PA and Israel are seen on the horizon due to a new bill submitted by Israeli Parliament members to deduct the amount of financial aid that the PA provides to the...”
Apr 5, 2017
PA Islamic-Christian Council warns of Israeli "plot to Judaize the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, in preparation for the dream of the Jews to establish the Temple on its ruins"
Headline: “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council: Public calls to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places today, Monday [April 3, 2017], warned against the attempts of the ‘alleged Temple organizations’ to call on settlers to broadly participate...”
Apr 3, 2017
Allowances to families of Martyrs significantly exceed pensions from PA National Security Forces
Headline: “A family calls on the [PA] president to move its wage earner’s salary to [be under] the Families of the Martyrs [and Wounded] Institution” “The family of late Alaa Al-Din Darwish Al-Qabbani (i.e., Fatah member who died of an illness) from the Bureij refugee camp in the center of the Gaza...”
Mar 27, 2017
Families of "civilian Martyrs" complain about stopped payments
Headline: “The Association of the Martyrs’ Families demands to return to paying the allowances of two groups” “The [PLO] National Association of the Martyrs’ Families of Palestine demanded to return to paying the monthly allowances (mukhassasat) of the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) families whose allowances...”
Mar 20, 2017
Fatah: Israel is carrying out "summary executions," striving to "Judaize what remains of Jerusalem"
Headline: “Fatah’s Jerusalem branch: The occupation is striving to Judaize what remains of Jerusalem” “The Fatah Movement’s Jerusalem branch said today, Thursday [March 16, 2017], that the occupation government and its executive branches are striving with all of their energy to Judaize what remains...”
Mar 16, 2017
PA religious council falsely claims that Israel is “systematically erasing all that is Arab in Palestine”
Headline: “The Supreme Fatwa Council: Our people will not submit to the Judaization of the education [system] and the ban on the Muezzin’s call” “The [PA] Supreme Fatwa Council… warned against the intention of the occupation authorities to establish a fund for what is called ‘the alleged Temple...”
Mar 16, 2017
PA PM sends “greetings of honor and admiration on behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, the [PA] government, and myself to our heroic prisoners”
"[PA] Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah said… in the speech that he gave at the Third International Prisoners' Conference today, Wednesday [March 15, 2017], in Ramallah…: 'First, allow me to direct greetings of honor and admiration on behalf of [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, the [PA] government, and..."
Mar 15, 2017
Palestinians protest against PA security co-operation with Israel, chant: “not in peaceful ways, we want bullets and rockets”
Headline: “A procession in Ramallah as a sign of opposition to the suppression of a protest vigil” "Hundreds of Palestinians today (Monday) [March 13, 2017] participated in a procession in Ramallah as a sign of opposition to the suppression of a protest vigil in the city by the PA Security Forces..."
Mar 13, 2017