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PA daily op-ed calls on Israeli Arabs to vote in Israeli elections; claims Israel will carry out ethnic cleansing and Arab crime gangs are on Israel’s payroll
Excerpt of op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Your voice is your gamble on the future" "As the 22nd Israeli Parliament elections draw near, which are expected to take place on Sept. 17 , there is an urgent need to turn to our Palestinian..."
Aug 29, 2019
Palestinian National Council: Israel’s goal is to “empty [Jerusalem] of its Palestinian residents until it is Judaized,” Jew set fire to Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1969, Mosque must be “defended”
"On the 50th anniversary of the Al-Aqsa Mosque arson that Jerusalem… is suffering until now from systematic Israeli aggression, whose goal is to empty it of its Palestinian residents until it is Judaized"
Aug 21, 2019
PLO Chief Negotiator: Calls to allow Jews to pray on the Temple Mount are “inseparable parts of a plan [to establish] facts on the ground through ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people”
Headline: "Erekat: An advisory meeting of the PLO Executive Committee tomorrow to discuss what is happening in Jerusalem" "PLO Executive Committee Secretary Saeb Erekat announced that the committee will hold an advisory meeting tomorrow [Aug. 15, 2019], with the first item on its agenda being what..."
Aug 14, 2019
Fatah official: “Israel is creating pretexts to empty Jerusalem of its [Arab] residents;” Israeli home demolitions lead to high rates of early marriages among Palestinians in Jerusalem
Official PA TV program Wildflower on difficulties Israel causes Palestinian women, hosting Fatah Revolutionary Council member Salwa Hadib and Public Relations Director for the Jerusalem Institute for Societal Development Amanah As'ad Fatah Revolutionary Council member Salwa Hadib: "The issue is..."
Apr 21, 2018
PA religious council head: Israel's goal is to "empty Jerusalem of its Palestinian Arab residents," and to "destroy the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and replace it with Solomon’s Temple"
Headline: "Dr. Issa: The Israeli plan to revoke the citizenship and isolate 124,000 Jerusalem Palestinians" "Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places [and Fatah Revolutionary Council member] Dr. Hanna Issa warned... in an interview with Radio Mawtini..."
Aug 29, 2017
Fatah: Israel has a “plot to take over the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem, and to Judaize them after emptying them of their [Arab] people… on the way to destroying the Mosque and building the alleged Temple”
Headline: “Fatah in Lebanon praises the resolve of the members of our people in the homeland” “The leadership of the Fatah Movement in Lebanon praised the sacrifice of the members of our people in the homeland who are groaning from their wounds, silencing their pain, and anticipating the day of...”
Jul 27, 2017
Abbas’ religious advisor claims Israeli security measures on Temple Mount “constitute aggression against religious and political rights of Muslims”; Fatah claims Israel planning to “empty Jerusalem” of Palestinians
Headline: “Friday is a day of general high-alert and prayers will not take place except at the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “Supreme Shari’ah Judge and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Dr. Mahmoud Al-Habbash called on the international community to act before it will be...”
Jul 20, 2017
PLO official against sale of church lands in Jerusalem to Jews: Part of Israeli policy to “change the demographic character of the holy city and impose a Jewish character on it through a policy of imposed expulsion”
"PLO Executive Committee member [and Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front] Wasel Abu Yusuf called on the [Greek] Orthodox church to stop the acts of transferring lands to Israel, and to oppose these acts and the sale of the Orthodox church's lands to Israeli companies in all ways..."
Jun 29, 2017
PA accuses Israel of promoting “invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to... Judaize the holy city [of Jerusalem],” calls on Palestinians, incl. those “in the Palestinian Interior occupied in 1948” to carry out Ribat
“In its weekly meeting held yesterday [April 18, 2017] in the Jenin district… the [PA] government condemned the racist policy of oppression that is being implemented against the worshippers and those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), men and women...”
Apr 19, 2017