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PA PM: “We demand to defend our Palestinian-Islamic-Christian heritage in [Jerusalem] and to stop its falsification”; attacks US ambassador for participating in “settlement” excavation in City of David
"We condemn the settlement activities in occupied Jerusalem and the participation of American Ambassador [to Israel David] Friedman in one of these activities"
Jul 2, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry: Israeli authorities are using archeological excavations as “material for falsifying the facts and history, by distributing and marketing them as antiquities that confirm the colonialist occupation's narrative”
"The ministry emphasized that the occupation authorities are working to exploit the [Israeli] excavations and the Palestinian archaeological finds as material for falsifying the facts"
May 21, 2019
PA daily op-ed: Claims “the invaders” will someday leave, claims Israel tattooed “seals and numbers on our backs in order to replace our identity with another artificial one,” and claims “I will return to the new old Palestine, to Haifa, to Safed..."
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “The Nakba and the mill of memory” “We are from the dust of this land; it knows us and we know it; it loves us and we love it; we sanctify it and it sanctifies our blood...”
May 16, 2019
PA culture minister: Holding Eurovision in Tel Aviv is “tantamount to additional whitewashing of the occupation’s crimes,” and exposes “occupation’s settler mentality, which is based on falsification, erasure, and settlement…”
Headline: “Abu Saif: The Eurovision competition constitutes an additional whitewashing of the occupation’s crimes”
May 15, 2019
Op-ed: Israel law is “a reflection of the principle of theft and robbery as the Israeli regime’s MO since the establishment of the first armed Jewish terrorist organization, but also... of the imperialist state that sponsors Israel (i.e., the US)"
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “The occupation government’s decision to implement the law to deduct and freeze money that the Palestinian government pays to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the...”
Feb 19, 2019
Cartoon in PA daily depict Jews painting over woman’s face representing Jerusalem
Headline: “Jerusalem” The cartoon shows the head of an Arab woman wearing a head covering, apparently representing Jerusalem, and in the background are the silhouettes of mosques and churches. Three small Jews wearing kippahs (Jewish skullcaps) and standing in cranes with Stars of David on them and...
Feb 14, 2019
Fatah official: Cable car in Jerusalem is part of “Judaization” plot to change the city’s nature “through excavations, the theft of history and antiquities”… and creating “facilities for the alleged Temple”
“The so-called Israeli ‘Infrastructure Committee’ ratified the plan for the cable car in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem that will connect the Mount of Olives to the Al-Buraq [Wall] (i.e., the Western Wall of the Temple Mount) plaza (sic., the cable car project is to go up to the Dung Gate of...”
Jan 30, 2019
Op-ed: Western colonialism tried to "erase the Palestinian identity, history, and existence" and established Israel "to serve the goals of the capitalist West at the expense of the Jews, who were misled in the name of religion"
Excerpt of op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily "Western colonialism in general, and British colonialism in particular – in cooperation with the Zionist movement, and later with its physical base, the colonialist State of Israel – attempted during the 30 years..."
Jan 8, 2019
PA envoy: “The Palestinian people has been suffering for 70 years from evil plots that have strived to falsify its history, erase its identity, Judaize its holy sites, expropriate its land, [and] steal its natural resources”
Headline: "The Arab League held the occupation government legally and criminally responsible for its crimes" "Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Egypt and its Permanent Representative in the Arab League Diab Al-Louh… said to the Arab League extraordinary council at the permanent representative..."
Nov 16, 2018
PA Foreign Ministry accuses Israel of stealing archeological artifacts and carrying out “falsification or Judaization” of archeological sites
Headline: “The [PA Ministry of] Foreign Affairs and Expatriates demands an international investigation on the issue of antiquities theft by the occupation” “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates demanded that UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) and the [UN]...”
Nov 12, 2018
PA TV: “Israel has not stopped stealing everything that belongs to Palestine and affiliating it with itself, and marketing it as part of its alleged heritage” including snakes, as part of “Judaizing” the land
Official PA TV News, on Israel declaring the Palestine Viper its national snake Official PA TV newsreader: “In Tel Aviv, what is called the [Israel] ‘Nature [and Parks] Authority’ has announced the Palestine Viper as a national symbol, after calling it the [Land of] Israel Viper. This comes as part...”
Nov 7, 2018
Fatah thanks boycotters of Jerusalem municipal elections; Jerusalemite Palestinians are "the Canaanite owners of the land" whose history, holy places, and heritage are being "erased"
“The Fatah Movement saluted with honor and appreciation ‘the members of our people and our heroes, the residents of Jerusalem, who have proven for the 1,001st time that Jerusalem, with its residents, alleys, mosques, and churches, is purely Arab-Palestinian – thus it was and thus it will remain.’...”
Oct 31, 2018
PA TV: Israel steals the Palestinian heritage, including the falafel and hummus
Official PA TV reporter: “We are talking about a brutal attack against the Palestinian heritage in general, including Palestinian foods. There has been theft of the Palestinian falafel, the Palestinian hummus, and some popular foods by the occupation. Holding [food] festivals like these is...”
Oct 3, 2018