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PA TV responds to Netanyahu’s requests to Abbas to cease terror glorification: Netanyahu was trying to take advantage of ISIS attack in France to blame the Palestinians for terror
Official PA TV News, on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s video message of July 15, 2016, to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. In the video, Netanyahu called on Abbas to cancel the unveiling of a monument dedicated to terrorist Abu Sukkar and to fire his advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein for saying,...
Jul 15, 2016
PA TV “in defiance” of PMW honors stabber of Kay Wilson and Kristine Luken’s murderer again
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance host: "A few days ago there was a campaign of incitement by several of the occupation’s websites (i.e., reference to PMW report) against our program because we visit the prisoners’ mothers. The latest was the mother of prisoner Kifah Ghneimat from Hebron..."
Jul 7, 2016
Fatah responds to PMW’s bulletin about its glorification of terrorist who killed 24
Text and photos posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on June 1, 2016 PMW note: This is the second time Fatah has responded to PMW’s bulletins on this subject, the first time was to PMW’s bulletin in English, the second was apparently in response to PMW’s bulletin in Hebrew. Posted text: “The...”
Jun 1, 2016
Abbas on incitement: “We incite, and also you incite”; Calls for establishing incitement committee to gauge both Palestinian and Israeli incitement
Official PA TV, direct broadcast of speech by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas at Summit of Arab foreign ministers PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “There is an additional issue that the Israelis bring up, and that is the matter of incitement, in other words [they say] that the Palestinians incite day and night...”
May 28, 2016
Fatah responds to PMW's bulletin, reiterates that it honors murderer of 24
"Responding to the Israeli media [i.e., PMW report]: 44 years since the operation in the [Israeli] Lod Airport. Blessings to the Japanese fighter, the comrade Kozo Okamoto, hero of the operation [i.e., terror attack that killed 24 and injured 70] at the Lod airport. The Fatah Movement is proud of..."
May 18, 2016
PA daily accuses PMW of “distortion” for correctly translating its Holocaust denying crossword puzzle in 1999
Op-ed by Hafez Al-Barghouti, regular columnist for Al-Hayat Al-Jadida “The Palestinian media monitoring by Israel distorts Palestinian statements and articles, takes them out of context, and markets them mainly to the American government as Palestinian incitement. One day [years ago], President...”
Apr 6, 2016
Palestinian news agency considers PMW documentation of Palestinian incitement as Israeli incitement against the PA
Headline: "WAFA monitors the incitement and racism in the Israeli media" "The WAFA [Palestinian] news agency monitors incitement and racism against Palestinians and Arabs in the Israeli media, and following is the essence of what appeared in its reports nos. 279 and 280, which cover the period..."
Mar 22, 2016
Official PA news agency: PMW findings are considered “incitement” against the PA
Headline: “The Israeli media – years of incitement and undeterred racism” “A joint report prepared by the I’lam Center (i.e., Arab Center for Media Freedom Development and Research) and the Palestinian WAFA news agency, by monitoring the Israeli media in a joint project that started with the...”
Mar 20, 2016
PA TV calls PMW exposure of their broadcasts “incitement”
Official PA TV program Israeli Media in the Spotlight, rerun of interview with PMW Director Itamar Marcus on Israeli channel 20 about the Al- Aqsa Mosque Official PA TV host: "During the preparation of the program Israeli Media in the Spotlight, we constantly monitor incitement on Israeli channels..."
Mar 13, 2016
PA Ministry of Information denies Palestinian incitement, says Israeli media “praises murderers and glorifies the atrocities” and Israeli “curricula are the mother of all evil”
Headline: "In response to Yaalon's statements: ‘The [PA] Ministry of Information: The magical solution for Israel is the end of the occupation’" "The [PA] Ministry of Information said that the statements of the occupation’s army minister (i.e., Israeli Minister of Defense), Moshe Ya'alon, according..."
Mar 11, 2016
PA Ministry says Israel, not PA, guilty of incitement: Israel portrays Palestinians as “diabolical” and “murders, tortures, acts barbarically, and praises those who stand behind these acts”
Headline: "The battle being waged by [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu against the [Palestinian] media and workers is at the settlers' request" "The [PA] Ministry of Information stated that the decision of the occupation government and its leader to ‘expedite the proceedings to pass a law..."
Mar 10, 2016
PA news agency monitors Israeli media for incitement
Headline: "WAFA monitors incitement and racism in Israeli media outlets" "The [official PA] WAFA news agency has monitored incitement and racism against Palestinians and Arabs in the Israeli media, and following is the essence of what appeared in its report no. 78, which covers the period between..."
Mar 9, 2016
PA daily: Abbas advisor Al-Habbash under “attack” by Israeli extreme right about his planned participation in debate with Israeli MP
Mahmoud Al-Habbash, the PA's Supreme Shari'ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas' advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, was invited to Hebrew University to debate Israeli MP Ofer Shelah from the Yesh Atid Party on March 1, 2016. PMW produced a report on Al-Habbash to call attention to his ideology and...
Feb 29, 2016
Fatah official responds to accusations of incitement: “Yes we incite, but not against Jews or Israel, but against Israel`s policies, its occupation and colonialism”
Headline: "We will not receive foreign delegations that do not truly convey our people's suffering" "Representative of the Fatah Foreign Relations Commission Dr. Husam Zomlot stated… that the Palestinian leadership is being put under siege through new discourse and incitement against the leadership..."
Feb 22, 2016
PA Ministry of Information attacks PMW: “PMW” facilitates “incitement against Palestinians”
Head of the Press Office, PA Ministry of Information, Nida Younis: "[PA] Deputy Minister of Information [Mahmoud Khalifa] initiated this, he found it necessary to produce a film about the Israeli incitement, especially now, when Dore Gold (Dir.-Gen. of Israel's Foreign Ministry) has intensified,..."
Dec 17, 2015
WAFA accuses PMW of "incitement" against the PA
"The WAFA news agency monitors the incitement and racism against Palestinians and Arabs that appear in the Israeli media. Following is what appeared in its report no. 267 ... The Israeli paper Israel Today published an article by Nadav Shragai which incites against Palestinian children. Shragai..."
Dec 16, 2015
Abbas’ advisor defends glorification of terrorists: “We do not incite” – we show “our respect, honor, and appreciation for those who are more honorable than us, the Martyrs”
Mahmoud Al-Habbash, the Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, in Friday sermon made in presence of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: “Some accuse us of incitement against others. What incitement? Are we inciting? … If by incitement they are talking about our...”
Dec 11, 2015
PA daily reports on PA MP’s jail sentence in Israel
Headline: “The occupation sentenced [Palestinian Authority] PM to 15 months in prison” “The [Israeli] Ofer military court publicized yesterday [Dec. 7, 2015], Sunday (sic., should be Monday) the decision to sentence PA Parliament (Legislative Council) member Khalida Jarrar to 15 months [in prison],...”
Dec 8, 2015
PA reports on PA MP’s jail sentence in Israel and PFLP calls it an “injustice”
Official PA TV host: “The [Israeli] Ofer military court has sentenced PA Parliament (Legislative Council) member Khalida Jarrar to 15 months in prison and a fine of 10,000 shekels. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) described the sentence decreed by the occupation against [PA]...”
Dec 7, 2015
PA daily reports on second arrest of Antisemitic teacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, folloing PMW reports
Headline: “The occupation arrested a Sheikh at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] under the pretext of ‘incitement’ in lessons in religion [Islam]” “The occupation police arrested a [Palestinian] resident of Jerusalem yesterday [Nov. 4, 2015] at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque on the grounds of ‘incitement.’ The...”
Nov 5, 2015
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