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PA daily: Italian city grants Marwan Barghouti “honorary citizenship”
“In the city of Palermo (Italy), the City Council and many organizations marked the International Day of Solidarity with our [Palestinian] people and affirmed the need to end the suffering of the Palestinian people bent under the yoke of Israeli occupation, to achieve a comprehensive peace and to...”
Dec 3, 2013
PLO official: Return to '67 borders is for now; future generations will fight for the rest
Official PA TV program Religion and the World: Sheikh Yaqub Qarash, Preacher and Member of PLO’s National Council: “I say to our Palestinian people… Be sure that nothing was paid in exchange [for our prisoners’ release]… And I remind [you] that our real war is for the land and not for the man...”
Oct 30, 2013
PA TV claims convicted terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti was kidnapped
Official PA TV reported on the campaign to free Marwan Barghouti PA TV narrator: “The Popular Campaign to Free the Fighter Leader Marwan Barghouti and all the prisoners, cordially invites you to the international meeting, entitled ‘Freedom and Honor’, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday,...”
Apr 26, 2013
Abbas calls terrorist prisoners “heroes” and “brother[s]”
Mahmoud Abbas, at the opening of the PLO Executive Committee meeting: “We will continue the fight for [the prisoners’ issue] until all these heroes, the prisoners of freedom, are freed. In a few days there will be a rally for brother Marwan Barghouti, who is a brother, prisoner and commander. We...”
Apr 19, 2013
PA official sends greetings to “heroic” imprisoned terrorists at ceremony
Official PA TV Live broadcast a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Al-Dameer Association for Human Rights. The ceremony was attended by District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam, [former] PA Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake, PA Deputy Minister of...
Mar 4, 2013
Abbas rep blesses kidnapper, murderers, and leaders of terror organizations
Official PA TV aired a live broadcast from Ramallah of The People’s Conference to Support Prisoners in the Occupation’s Prisons held under the auspices of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Event moderator: “President Mahmoud Abbas’ words will be presented by Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud...”
Jan 28, 2013
Fatah official salutes imprisoned terrorists, including Marwan Bargouti
Official PA TV program Topic of the Day hosting Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub Deputy Secretary of Fatah’s Central Committee and head of Palestinian Olympic Committee Jibril Rajoub: I salute the prisoners, and foremost our colleague in the [Fatah] Central Committee...
Jan 3, 2013
PA minister praises Bir Zeit University for its many students who became "fighters," including terrorist Marwan Barghouti
PA TV Live channel broadcasts a recording of the ceremony of the Freedom Award event under the auspices of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. PA Minister for Prisoners’ Affairs, Issa Karake: “I want to thank Bir Zeit University, its President and Board of Directors for hosting our annual cultural...”
Dec 6, 2012
PA TV relays holiday greetings from terrorist prisoner Abu Kader to fellow terrorist prisoners
PA TV host: “Holiday greetings from prisoner Ahmed Abu Khader who wishes a happy holiday to his fellow prisoners: Nasser Awais, Karim Younes, Marwan Barghouti, Majed Al-Masri… Ahmed Sa’adat… and all the prisoners at the Hadarim prison.” Note: Ahmed Abu Kader is serving 11 life sentences + 50 years...
Oct 27, 2012
PA daily: College names library and auditorium after terrorist prisoner Marwan Barghouti
"The Modern Community College has named its library and its largest auditorium after the prisoner leader Marwan Barghouti. This was [announced] as part of a ceremony of honor, during which the chairman of the Board of Trustees, Hussein Al-Shiyoukhi, presented a special award to Fadwa Barghouti,..."
Apr 15, 2012
Song at rally promotes violence against Israel and glorifies terrorists and Martyrdom
Rally in Ramally in solidarity with prisoner Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences for orchestrating terror attacks against Israeli civilians. After he was convicted and imprisoned, he was re-elected member of the Palestinian Authority parliament. Excerpt of song at ceremony: "Awaken..."
Mar 26, 2012
Abbas after Shalit deal: "We will not rest" until all prisoners are released
In October 2011, the Israeli government agreed to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prison in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years. Following the prisoner exchange, the Fatah Revolutionary Council dedicated one of their...
Oct 29, 2011
Abbas hopes for release of Palestinian terrorists serving life sentences for murder
In October 2011, the Israeli government agreed to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prison in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years. Abbas' speech on the day of the prisoners’ release, as broadcast on PA TV: "The enforced..."
Oct 18, 2011
PA Minister of Prisoners’ Affairs calls Marwan Barghouti and other terrorist prisoners “heroes”
In October 2011, the Israeli government agreed to release 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prison in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who had been held hostage by Hamas for more than 5 years. Broadcast from prisoners' protest tent in Bethlehem following the prisoner release...
Oct 17, 2011
PA daily publishes letter by prisoner who was not included in Shalit exchange
Statement in official PA daily written by Karim Younes, an Israeli Arab prisoner who killed an Israeli soldier in 1981 and was given a life sentence. Younes was not included in the prisoner exchange deal and expresses his reservations concerning the agreement: Headline: "Statement by most veteran..."
Oct 17, 2011
PLO Ambassador to India praises Palestinian terrorists and Shalit kidnappers
PLO Ambassador to India and regular columnist for official PA daily, Adli Sadeq: "This is an opportunity to praise those worthy of it; if some of them have passed on, then we must pray for the elevation of their souls. Starting with the dear Shahid (Martyr) Abu Ataya (Jamal Abu Samhadaneh), founder..."
Oct 13, 2011
Marwan Barghouti: Palestinians are initiators of Intifadas and must continue the resistance
Marwan Barghouti, member of PA parliament: "I address special greetings to the great Palestinian nation, initiator of revolutions and Intifadas, with a legendary history of resolve facing the worst and most abominable enemy known to humanity and modern history; the enemy which does not refrain from..."
Jan 24, 2011
Poll: Marwan Barghouti is favored candidate to hold public office
"If new presidential elections are held today, and only two were nominated, Abbas would receive the vote of 56% and Haniyeh 38% of the vote of those participating. The rate of participation in such election would reach 59%. Three months ago, Abbas received 57% and Haniyeh 36%. In the Gaza Strip,..."
Dec 20, 2010
Senior Fatah leader: Marwan Barghouti is "the example and symbol of this [the second] Intifada," which Arafat and Fatah started
Interview with Muhammad Dahlan, member of the Fatah Central Committee: PA TV host: “Yesterday or the day before, Mahmoud Al-Zahar, the Hamas leader, said that they [Hamas] used to carry out operations (i.e., terror attacks) at the request of the late President, Yasser Arafat. In other words, there...”
Sep 28, 2010
May 2010 poll: Fayyad less popular than Bargouti or Abbas
”'If Mahmoud Abbas would compete against Salam Fayyad in the next presidential elections, for whom would you vote?' 39.4 % - 'for Mahmoud Abbas' 12.3 % - “'for Salam Fayyad' 37.6 % - 'they won’t participate in the elections' 10.7 % - 'I don’t know'." “'Should the competition be between Marwan...”"
May 5, 2010
Marwan Barghouti: The armed resistance will continue
Marwan Barghouti, Fatah Secretary in the West Bank and member of Fatah Central Committee: "Finally, Barghouti once again renewed the promise and the oath to our people and to Fatah members everywhere, that the flag of the resistance will remain flying and will not come down until the occupation..."
Aug 4, 2009
Poll: Palestinians support kidnapping soldiers to exchange for prisoners
Headline: “Most Israelis are in favor of releasing Marwan Barghouti in exchange for Shalit - three quarters of Palestinians support kidnapping soldiers to exchange them for prisoners” ”A joint Palestinian-Israeli public opinion poll conducted in both societies emphasized that a large majority of...”
Sep 9, 2008
Abbas honors terrorist mass murderers
Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority Chairman: "I send greetings of honor and esteem to all the prisoners in the occupation's jails. First of all to the veterans, and to the chief prisoner, Said Ataba and to the [imprisoned] political leaders: Marwan Barghouti, Ahmad Sa'adat, Aziz Dweik, Jamal..."
Apr 17, 2008