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Abbas unable to defend terror glorification when presented PMW's report of Fatah leader praising murder
Headline: "On Europe trip, Abbas gets red carpet - and some hard questions" "The Hague, Netherlands On his way to several meetings with Dutch parliamentarians last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his entourage passed 300 demonstrators flying Israeli flags. Like the Israeli..."
Nov 4, 2015
Abbas’ advisor responds to Israeli condemnation following PMW exposure of his Antisemitic sermon: “We will ignore this nonsense”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Arabic spokesman Ofir Gendelman’s post followed Palestinian Media Watch’s exposure on Nov. 1, 2015 of an Antisemitic sermon given by Al-Habbash on Oct. 23, 2015. Al-Habbash demonized Jews and Israel using classic Antisemitic hate speech, presenting Jews as "evil"...
Nov 3, 2015
PLO: America's decrease in aid to the PA "has already failed [previously]... to influence Palestinian political decision making"
Headline: “Majdalani: ‘The decrease in American aid is a traditional means of pressure which will not cause the Palestinian leadership to concede its national position’” “PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Ahmed Majdalani said that the decrease in aid from the American administration to the...”
Oct 26, 2015
Official PA TV accuses PMW director Itamar Marcus of “incitement against Mahmoud Abbas”
Official PA TV host: “Welcome dear viewers to a new episode of Israeli Media in the Spotlight. The incitement on the Israeli channels continues... In order to incite against [PA] President Abbas and the Palestinian media, Israeli Channel 10 (sic, Channel 20) was helped by Itamar Marcus, director of...”
Oct 3, 2015
Palestinian daily reports that PMW caused Norwegian city to consider cutting sister city ties with Nablus
Headline: "An Israeli report caused the severing of relations between Nablus and a Norwegian city" "A local TV reporter's [television] appearance in Nablus next to an Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades' monument led to a demand to sever sister city [ties] with a Norwegian city. According to Norwegian..."
Sep 10, 2015
PA daily op-ed slanders US, targeting Trump and Huckabee, and tout the "Canaanite Palestinian"
Op-ed by Hafez Al-Barghouti, former editor-in-chief, now regular columnist for official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida: "The contenders for the leadership of the parties in the American presidential race seem as though they are in a bull run, and they are trampling values and principles, ramming..."
Aug 20, 2015
PA daily calls PMW report on PA education "racism", and claims Israeli schools “prepares the ground for acts of massacre”
In this article, the PA daily responded to a PMW report on PA education, which was presented at the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI) on July 22, 2015. Headline: “Israel: Barbarity and murder based on school curricula and Talmudic ideology” “Israeli schools with their different...”
Aug 4, 2015
PA news agency responds to PMW’s efforts at international education conference in Canada
PMW attended the the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI), the international organization of teachers' unions on July 21, 2015. PMW released a report on PA education at the conference. For information about PMW’s activities at the conference and to view the report, click...
Jul 30, 2015
Palestinian prisoners are "heroes" and "it is our duty to honor them"
Official PA TV News report on a statement by Chairman of the Prisoners' Club Qadura Fares who criticized the ”incitement” of the Israeli Ma’ariv newspaper against the prisoner program “Giants of Endurance,” which is broadcast on official PA TV, hosted Director of the Hurriyat (“Freedom”) Center...”
Jun 27, 2015
Antisemitic Sheikh praises Allah for having PMW expose his hate speech; Jews of Israel will be annihilated by Muslims
Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi: "When a group (i.e., PMW) from the Children of Israel comes and puts our lesson under a microscope, and publicizes our lesson... When they come uninvited to our lesson, coming to hear what we say, what does that mean? It means they chose to hear the truth about themselves..."
Jun 16, 2015
Fatah Facebook announces it is “under media attack” by Israel
“Just a reminder! Since its launching, Fatah’s main page has been under a media attack by the Israeli occupation.” Ofir Gendelman, spokesperson for the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attacked the page more than 20 times since its launching, whether with a direct statement or through...
May 30, 2015
PBC Chairman denies anti-Israel incitement on PA TV
Official PA TV News interviewed Chairman of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation’s Board of Trustees Riyad Al-Hassan, on his refutation of the accusations levelled at him by Israeli Member of Parliament Danny Danon regarding incitement on Palestinian TV. Chairman of the Palestinian Broadcasting...
Feb 23, 2015
Israel sees Palestinians as "the enemy" and opinions different from their own are "incitement"
Official PA TV host: "Concerning the Israeli incitement against the official PA TV channel and Voice of Palestine Radio in general... There have been many incitement campaigns and accusations against PA TV and Voice of Palestine Radio, according to which they engage in incitement..." PA Deputy...
Feb 4, 2015
Head of Ma’an news agency attacks PMW findings
Ma’an Youtube channel, interview with Director-General of the Ma’an independent Palestinian news agency Raed Othman Director-General of Ma’an independent Palestinian news agency Raed Othman: “What happened afterward, and in truth it occurred two or three years after the funding [by the Dutch and...”
Dec 23, 2014
Fatah responds to PMW bulletin: Return to '67 borders and we will have peace
Fatah’s Main Facebook page reacted to PMW’s bulletin: Abbas' Fatah movement to Israelis: "Death is near" “Fatah’s Main Facebook page is responding to this item with the following words only, because the best statements are short and to the point: ‘Sons of Zion, if you accept the two-state...”
Jun 25, 2014
Official PA daily argues cartoon wasn't expressing joy at kidnapping, PMW research is based on "wishful thinking"
By Mahmoud Abu Al-Haija , editor in chief for official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida “Apparently, the Israeli governmental [organizations] (and Palestinian Media Watch, see below, - Ed.), which are monitoring our paper, analyze the news items, articles, op-eds and caricatures we publish like...”
Jun 17, 2014
PA governor responds to "Israeli media attacks" for his glorification of terrorists
“The uncle of the Martyr (Shahid) [Khaled Sanjaq], Fathi Hamad, told Al-Hayat Al-Jadida that Martyr Sanjaq, a member of the [PA] Preventive Security Forces, had died a Martyr in a confrontation with an occupation army force on Dec. 2, 2001 near the Nitzanei Oz settlement west of Tulkarem,...”
Mar 13, 2014
Former PA Minister denies PMW documentation of incitement in textbooks
Ashraf Ajrami: "The PA textbooks were funded by the EU that scrutinized each and every word in these books. I also read a report by a center, it's called PMW, Palestinian Media Watch, headed by Dr. Itamar Marcus. I responded to everything that was written in his report, and the court - Host:..."
Dec 22, 2013
PA TV attacks PMW for calling planners of suicide bombings "terrorists"
PA TV host: "I want to tell the Israelis that our prisoners are heroes and not terrorists. What I saw reminded me of an Israeli website called "PMW" or "Palestinian Media Watch," a site that monitors the Palestinian media. Of course every visit that we film for a prisoner gets them angry. I was..."
Jun 27, 2013
Palestinian National and Islamic Forces rejects US demand to fire Abbas advisor
On May 2, 2013, PMW reported that Abbas advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response, five members of US Congress wrote a letter to Abbas demanding Abu Al-Einein be removed from office. “Yesterday [June 24, 2013] the [Palestinian] National and...”
Jun 25, 2013
PA daily responds to PMW bulletin exposing Abbas advisor glorifying a murderer
On May 2, 2013, advisor to Abbas Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response, five members of US Congress wrote a letter to Abbas demanding Abu Al-Einein be removed from office. However, Abbas did not do so. Op-ed by regular columnist Hafez...
Jun 23, 2013
US request that Al-Einein be fired for glorifying murder is “cowboy logic devoid of diplomatic tact”
On May 2, 2013, Abbas’ advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response, five members of US Congress wrote a letter to Abbas demanding Abu Al-Einein be removed from office. The following is a response to the US demand by Adel Abd Al-Rahman, regular...
Jun 17, 2013
Fatah official defends Abu Al-Einein's glorification of a murderer (exposed by PMW)
On May 2, 2013, Abbas advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response to the international condemnation that ensued, Fatah official Abd Al-Sattar Awwad defended Al-Einein: Headline: “Fatah’s Salfit branch: ‘All fighters and free men are Sultan Abu...”
Jun 13, 2013
Abu Al-Einein views US demand that he be fired for glorifying a murderer as “insolence”
On May 2, 2013, Abbas advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response, five members of US Congress wrote a letter to Abbas demanding Abu Al-Einein be removed from office. Headline: “Sultan Abu Al-Einein sees the American request to dismiss him...”
Jun 13, 2013
Fatah: Abbas “responded angrily” to US demand that Abu El-Einein be fired for glorifying a murderer
On May 2, 2013, Abbas advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein glorified a murderer who killed an Israeli father of five. In response, five members of US Congress wrote a letter to Abbas demanding Abu Al-Einein be removed from office. However, Abbas did not do so. Headline: “The US demands Sultan Abu Al-Einein...”
Jun 12, 2013