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Israeli TV lauds PMW for success and impact in Europe
TV hosts: "We'll continue discussing foreign affairs with Itamar Marcus who I'm already awarding a small Israel Prize, or maybe a big one... Norway has discovered that funds it gave to the PA are given to security prisoners. This information was brought to Norway's attention by PMW... And now, you..."
Apr 5, 2013
Norwegian Foreign Minister admits PA has special support program for prisoners
Newsreader: "Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide is now involving himself in the issue of the Palestinians who are convicted of terrorism and who also receive large sums of money from the PA. Every year, Norway gives a lot of money to the PA and according to Foreign Minister Eide, the..."
Mar 21, 2013
French municipality praised for awarding terrorist prisoner honorary French citizenship
PA TV Program Palestine This Morning. Topic: The Bezons municipality in France awards honorary citizenship to Palestinian prisoners. Guests: Mayor of western Bani Zeid, Adel Barghouti and Chairman of the Prisoners’ Club, Qadura Fares. Fares: “When a municipality in a progressive and large country...”
Mar 19, 2013
Norway's Foreign Ministry admits it had false information about the PA's use of aid to fund terrorist prisoners
NRK TV newsreader: "The [Norwegian] Foreign Ministry now admits that [Norwegian] Parliament received imprecise information [from the Foreign Ministry] regarding financial support to Palestinian prisoners. Today the Parliamentary Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs demanded a better and..."
Mar 12, 2013
Norwegian MP says government "indirectly" funds terrorism by funding PA salaries
NRK TV newsreader: "Convicted Palestinian terrorists in Israeli prisons receive salaries from their government, an Israeli organization [PMW] claims. Norway provides substantial financial aid to the PA and the Foreign Ministry confirms that there is a financial aid program for prisoners, including..."
Feb 28, 2013
Norway donates $43 million in aid for PA salaries
Headline: “Norway extends emergency aid to the PA” “The Norwegian government decided yesterday [Feb. 23, 2013] to rush and send emergency aid to the PA to pay salaries to the employees in the public sector. This is within the framework of aid granted to finance the important services that the...”
Feb 24, 2013
PA TV News: French city grants "honorary citizenship" to terrorist prisoner
PA TV host 1: "The French city of Bezons awarded honorary citizenship to the prisoner Majdi al-Rimawi from the village Bani Zeid Al-Gharbiyya. This title and award were given during an official ceremony held in France, to which the wife of the prisoner, Fathiya al-Rimawi, was invited..." PA TV host...
Feb 20, 2013
Norwegian MP: Norway is not doing enough to stop PA TV hate incitement
MP Hans Olav Syversen of the Christian Democratic Party: "...we are talking about state-funded and state-controlled TV broadcasts from the Palestinian territories. It is, with due respect, not the first time this problem (i.e., Antisemitic messages on PA TV) has been discussed. I have here a long..."
Feb 13, 2013
Norwegian MP: Norway is not doing enough to stop PA TV hate incitement
Following Norwegian NRK TV's 11-minute report on PMW, a long debate took place in Norwegian Parliament in which the three opposition parties - the Conservative Party, the Progress Party and the Christian Democratic Party - challenged the Norwegian Foreign Minister about Norway's funding of the PA...
Feb 13, 2013
Norwegian MPs call to stop funding the PA if hate promotion continues
Report on Norwegian NRK TV: NRK narrator: "The Progress Party and the Christian Democratic Party want Norway to cut the aid to the PA unless the demonization and hatred of Jews is stopped. Yesterday, NRK [TV] reported that the PA finances and partially controls a TV channel that broadcasts hatred..."
Feb 11, 2013
Norwegian TV reports on PMW documentation of PA hate incitement
NRK TV narrator: "This is Palestinian children's television, funded and partially controlled by the Palestinian Authority, which receives large sums annually from Norway." Continuation of same PMW video from PA TV is shown (PA TV, Young girl:) "...our wars were for the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and that our..."
Feb 10, 2013
UNRWA's name displayed in logo of youth club that glorified suicide bomber Idris
In 2011, PMW reported that the Palestinian Al-Amari Youth Club held a football tournament glorifying suicide terrorist Wafa Idris. The same club posted a picture of female terrorist Wafa Idris on its Facebook page with text glorifying the terrorist. UNRWA's name appears on the Al-Amari Club's logo...
Jan 29, 2013
Arab Lawyers Union glorifies suicide terrorist who killed 21
Headline: "Jenin: Arab Lawyers Union honors family of Martyr (Shahida) Hanadi Jaradat" "Yesterday, the Arab Lawyers Union honored the family of martyred lawyer Hanadi Jaradat (i.e., suicide terrorist) from the city of Jenin, marking the ninth anniversary of her death as a Martyr, during a visit by..."
Oct 14, 2012
PA daily: USAID has given $3.5 billion to West Bank and Gaza since 1994
"In the Hebron district village of Al-Dirat, a recently enlarged and renovated co-educational school opened yesterday… The cost of the project was $382,000, provided by the American people… It should be noted that since 1994, the American Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided..."
Sep 9, 2012
Palestinian kids told to replace cigarettes with guns - in UN-funded program
Puppet 1: "I wanted to stand before the audience and sing to Jerusalem, which is being kept from us. Jerusalem, whose youth are being killed by the Jews. To sing and to say: Jerusalem, we are coming, Jerusalem, the time of death has arrived. Jerusalem, we will not surrender to the enemies or be..."
Jun 11, 2012
Norwegian FM dismisses PMW documentation about PA salaries for prisoners
Following PMW’s exposure of the PA policy of paying salaries to imprisoned terrorists, the Norwegian Foreign Minister dismissed the concern about how the PA uses Norwegian aid. Answer in Parliament by Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre: “I condemn all forms of hate propaganda and...”
Jun 5, 2012
Children's drawing in youth magazine shows map of Israel with dagger through it
Zayzafuna is a PLO magazine for children funded by the PA.The December 2011 issue of the magazine included a drawing of a map of Israel with a dagger being thrust through it. The number "194" and the letters "UN" in the drawings refer to the PA's bid in September to become the 194th member state of...
Dec 1, 2011
Poem in youth magazine "Zayzafuna" promises the liberation of "Palestine"
"From behind the prison bars, From behind the prison cells of torture, a cry - They cried, 'Forgive us, oh Palestine, We have responded your cry and your request, But we were unable to answer to your hope for victory and for liberation. Do you know why? Because your enemy betrayed us Because your..."
Dec 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
PA TV shows Arab world video depicting terrorists and fighting women as role models
The following is the transcript of the video presenting women famous for Martyrdom and terrorist activity as role models. PA TV aired this clip weekly Nov. - Dec., 2010, and twice weekly May-July, 2011: Text on screen: "The Model Woman" Host of TV program: "Woman is the foundation of..."
Jul 28, 2011
UNRWA responds to PMW report on sporting event named after suicide bomber Idris
Statement by UNRWA Spokesman, Chris Gunness: "The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA firmly rejects allegations made by Palestinian Media Watch that an "UNRWA youth center" named an event after a suicide bomber. The false accusation comes in an article posted by Palestinian Media Watch..."
Mar 9, 2011
UNRWA logo displayed on website for Al-Amari youth center, same center holding a football tournament named after suicide bomber
The Al-Amari Palestinian youth center has announced a football tournament for youth to be held later this week, named after the first Palestinian female suicide bomber Wafa Idris. The Al-Amari youth center's website displays its logo with UNRWA's (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) name in the...
Mar 8, 2011
UN asks PMW to publicize that UN was not behind Arab media campaign presenting terrorist as role model
The following is an excerpt of the email PMW received from UNFPA: "UNITED NATIONS, New York-UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, had no involvement in the selection of women profiled in the "White Hands Campaign" of the Arab Producers' Union for TV (APUTV), and has asked for its logo to be..."
Feb 10, 2011
PLO children's magazine glorifies Hitler
Essay in Zayzafuna youth magazine glorifies Hitler: “One hot day, I was very tired after a hard day… and suddenly I saw four white doors in front of me. I opened them in no particular order... I turned to the next door; there Hitler awaited me. I said, 'You're the one who killed the Jews?' He...”
Feb 1, 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