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PA bodies protest Israeli Ministry of Tourism maps of Jerusalem that use Jewish names for Jewish religious sites and not the Arabic names
Headline: "The presidential committee and the Foreign Ministry condemned the fact that Israel has forged tourist maps" “The [PA’s] Higher Presidential Committee of Churches’ Affairs in Palestine and the [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the fact that the Israeli Ministry of Tourism has...”
Apr 6, 2016
Archaeologist on PA TV: Israel is "trying to enlist all the archaeological sites in Jerusalem in support of the alleged Jewish history in Jerusalem"
Official PA TV program The Occupied Capital on Israel harming tourism in Jerusalem Archeologist at the Israeli Arab Al-Aqsa Institute for Islamic Trusts and Heritage Abir Zayyad: "They are trying to enlist all of the archeological sites in Jerusalem in support of the alleged Jewish history in..."
Apr 3, 2016
Islamic Council Sec-Gen: Israel “has stolen a large part of our cultural heritage and worked to Judaize it”
"Secretary-General of the PA’s Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa stated… 'the Israeli occupation has stolen a large part of our cultural heritage and worked to Judaize it and change the names of the holy sites in order to find a place for itself on this land..."
Mar 17, 2016
PA official warns that Israel is “harm[ing”] Muslim holy sites… “stealing” them, “destroying” them, and “expelling” Jerusalem residents
Headline: “Issa: Israel is harming the Islamic and Christian heritage in Jerusalem” “Dr. Hana Issa, a lecturer and an expert in international law [and secretary-general of the [PA's] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places]… noted that ‘The occupation authorities were not...”
Mar 1, 2016
Fatah official: Israel “fabricates” archaeological findings in Jerusalem and even “fabricated” the falafel ball
Official PA TV program The State of Politics, hosting Fatah Central Committee member Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh, on a single political plan for all the Palestinian forces in regard to the popular resistance and what they call “Israel’s assassination policy.” Fatah Central Committee member Dr. Muhammad...
Dec 16, 2015
PA FM claims Palestinians have been on the land for 10,000 years and Israel is trying to expel them, and steal Palestinian antiquities
“During a speech he gave yesterday [Nov. 6, 2015], Friday, at the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris, Foreign Minister of the State of Palestine Riyad Al-Malki... stated: ‘I have come to you at a time when my homeland and people are suffering from cruel aggression once again,...”
Nov 7, 2015
PA daily: Prosecute all patrons of normalization with Israel
Op-ed by Atef Abu Al-Rab Headline: “Two Neighbors - a project of normalization through embroidery, and a threat of Palestinian heritage theft” “’Palestinian and Israeli women embroider coexistence’ - this headline caught my attention and attracted me to read the article, so that I could expose the...”
Aug 22, 2015
PA daily: Israeli minister's visit to Cave of Patriarchs is "part of the occupation attack on the holy site" which was "stolen for the settlers"
Headline: “The occupation’s Army Minister invades the Ibrahimi Mosque and opens the door to escalation” “Israeli Minister of War (sic., Minister of Defense) Moshe Ya’alon invaded the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., the Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron yesterday [Aug. 11, 2015], as part of the occupation...”
Aug 12, 2015
Israel is "fascist," "based on forging of facts and history," "created and planted by... European colonialism"
“The state of Israel is fascist through and through. It is hostile to [the concepts of] law, peace and coexistence between the nations, and does not believe in treaties and international laws. This state was and continues to be based on the forging of facts and history, and the theft of another...”
Aug 2, 2015
PA Minister of Tourism claims Israel attacks Palestinian cultural heritage sites
Headline: “Ma'ay'a meets with the mayor of Milan, Italy, and participates in the Conference of Ministers of Cultural Heritage and Tourism” “In Milan, Italy, the International Conference of Ministers of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (sic., International Conference of Ministers of Culture) opened,...”
Aug 2, 2015
PA Jerusalem council: Israel “plant[s] forged antiquities” for its “plans to Judaize Jerusalem”
Headline: “Dr. Issa emphasized that Israel is planting antiquities in Jerusalem” “Secretary-General of the PA’s Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa stressed today [July 30, 2015] that the Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, under cover-up by the...”
Jul 30, 2015
PA Mufti and Islamic council warn: Israel's "continued offensive against the Al-Aqsa Mosque" can spark "religious war"
“The [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council condemned the escalation of Israeli calls to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque and hold Talmudic ceremonies (i.e., Jewish prayers) in its pure courtyards... In addition, it stressed that the Israeli plan to Judaize Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] or to lay a hand...”
Jul 24, 2015
PA Deputy Minister: Palestinians were in Jerusalem “centuries before the Jewish religion”
Deputy Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and member of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council, Salwa Hadib: “Jerusalem is not only a religious city. Jerusalem is civilization. It has been a Canaanite city for thousands of years. The Palestinian people has been present in it for thousands of years, whether it...”
May 24, 2015
Official PA daily: Israel stole falafel, humus, and El Al flight attendant uniforms from the Palestinians
Headline: “The Palestinian heritage is facing Judaization” “The dean’s office for scientific research and higher studies at the Al-Quds Open University published a booklet called Our Ethnic Heritage – Between Extinction and Judaization, which included examples of thefts of our ethnic heritage...”
Apr 22, 2015
PA Islamic-Christian Council: Israel is "intentionally desecrating the holy sites and attacking them with fire, destruction, and defilement"
Headline: “The Islamic-Christian Council demanded the persecution of those carrying out massacres of our people” “The [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places said that the occupation is continuing its massacres and crimes against our people in all ways and manners, and...”
Apr 10, 2015
PA official: Israel is forging and stealing antiquities in Hebron
Headline: “Warning of Judaization activities against the Cave of the Patriarchs (Ibrahimi Haram)” “The [PA's] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places has warned against widespread excavations being carried out by groups of extremist settlers in the Building of Rest (Al-Istiraha)...”
Apr 3, 2015
No Jewish remains have been found in Jerusalem after 48 years of excavations
Official PA TV news hosted Fakhri Abu Diab, member of the Silwan and Al-Bustan Neighborhood Defense Committee Official PA TV reporter: “In the 48 years of its existence, the occupation has carried out over 64 excavations beneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its environs, to search for remains that...”
Feb 18, 2015
PA Mufti warns of "Israeli plan to Judaize Jerusalem" and "steal" its "Islamic character" via "falsification of facts"
Headline: "Grand Mufti warns of the naming of the Al-Aqsa Mosque 'Temple Mount'" "[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and Preacher at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Muhammad Hussein warned about the placement of a sign by the occupation [Jerusalem] municipality near the..."
Feb 12, 2015
Abbas' advisor on religion: "Jews have no right" to Jerusalem
Headline: "Al-Habbash demands that UNESCO intervene to prevent the falsification of the facts and history in Jerusalem" "Mahmoud Al-Habbash, the Supreme Shari'ah Judge and the President's [Mahmoud Abbas'] Advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, demanded today [Feb. 11, 2015], that UNESCO urgently..."
Feb 11, 2015
Fatah official warns of Israel’s “Judaization policy” and “theft of [Palestinian] cultural heritage” in Jerusalem
Headline: “Fatah: The transformation of the New Gate into an Israeli tourist area represents an additional aspect of [Israel’s] Judaization policy “In a statement published today, Fatah’s official spokesman in Jerusalem, Raafat Alayan, said that the Israeli occupation’s announcement of the plan to...”
Feb 2, 2015
Philadelphia Councilwoman honors Laila Ghannam, who has consistently glorified terrorists
"District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam... receiv[ed] the Liberty Bell from [Philadelphia] City Council member Maria Sanchez in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, [USA] yesterday [Jan. 30, 2015]."
Jan 31, 2015
Israel has built "an entire city beneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque"
“Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Hanna Issa said that Israel had allocated 17 billion dollars for the Judaization of the Holy City [Jerusalem], and noted that the occupation had succeeded in building an entire city beneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque,...”
Jan 27, 2015
PA Jerusalem Council: Ribat is a "form of worship" and a "religious duty"
“The Supreme Muslim Council and the [PA’s] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places stressed their firm opposition to the occupation’s proposed law, which prohibits Ribat (religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque... In addition, the statement...”
Nov 26, 2014
Abbas’ Advisor: Israel seeks to “eradicate” Palestinian identity and create “an illegal Jewish entity”
“Mahmoud Al-Habbash, the Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, said that Arabs and Muslims around the globe, especially those with foreign citizenship, must go to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and come together to Jerusalem to support the resolve of its residents...”
Nov 23, 2014