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Deputy Secretary of Fatah: Football match between Israeli and Palestinian children is "a crime against humanity"
Headline: "Rajoub: 'Normalization in sports with the Zionist occupation is a crime'" "[Deputy Secretary of Fatah's Central Committee,] Chairman of the Olympic Committee, and Chairman of the [Palestinian] Football Association Jibril Rajoub said any activity of normalization in sports with the..."
Sep 8, 2014
Palestinian official calls friendly football match between Israeli and Palestinian youth a "crime and an unpatriotic and immoral act"
"Palestinian Olympic Committee member Abd Al-Salam Haniyeh denounced the match held between Palestinian and Israeli children. He considered it a crime and an unpatriotic and immoral act. Haniyeh said these matches are completely unacceptable to the sports community, the Olympic Committee, the..."
Sep 3, 2014
PA leader: "Am I stopping you from slaughtering a settlement?"
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “I’m telling everyone: Fatah has decided that our relations with the Israelis are relations between enemies. There is no kind of coordination between the Israelis and us. Everyone can be certain that any form of mutual coordination...”
Aug 13, 2014
Fatah official: Israelis are "the new Nazis"
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: “What happened in the Gaza Strip… is another aspect of Nazism. Few European cities and states in the 1940s experienced what Gaza has experienced. All manifestations and means of official terrorism were revealed in this fascist,...”
Aug 6, 2014
PA leader Jibril Rajoub: Israel is carrying out a "mass extermination [in Gaza] as the Nazis did in Europe in the 1940s"
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: "Never before this assault - not in 2012, not in 2008 and not in all our history - did the occupation have the courage to carry out mass extermination as the Nazis did in Europe in the 1940s, while the world remains silent - except for..."
Jul 14, 2014
Fatah official justifies kidnapping: "If they don't want to be kidnapped, don't want stones to be thrown at them and don't want to be attacked, they should leave, leave our land"
Official PA TV program The State of Politics interviewed Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “There are three kidnapped Israelis. Kidnapped or not...”
Jun 26, 2014
PA official: "Israel understands only the language of kidnappings"
“In an exclusive statement to the Wattan News Agency Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub said… ‘I do not support the kidnapping of civilians, whether Palestinians or Israelis, but it seems that Israel understands only the language of kidnappings in order to allow us to...”
Jun 19, 2014
Fatah official: Arab countries support prisoners' salaries, but some European countries think it "isn't in their interests"
Official PA TV program The State of Politics hosted Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Head of the Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs Jibril Rajoub, who spoke about the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation and mentioned the issue of the transfer of money to Palestinian...
Jun 2, 2014
Fatah official calls all of Israel a "settlement" and a "cancer"
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub’s speech on the occasion of Nakba Day (i.e., ‘the catastrophe,’ Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) in Qatar. Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “Believe me that this [the...”
May 28, 2014
Fatah official: Armed "resistance is still [in] the genetic code of all Fatah members"
El-Hadath, sister channel of Al Arabiya News, posted an interview with Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub to Youtube. Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “We were the ones who led the armed struggle, and the resistance is still part of...”
Apr 24, 2014
Fatah organizes sports tournament named for arch-terrorist responsible for over 125 deaths
“The organizing committee for the Second Palestine Tournament has announced the timetable of the tournament, which is being organized by the Palestinian Auto, Motor and Bicycle Racing Association under the auspices of [Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Head of the Supreme Council...”
Apr 17, 2014
Hitler could have learned from Israel about concentration and extermination camps
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “Sir, we have nothing to lose. What’s worse? Do you think we are living in Sweden and have something to lose? We are living under a racist and fascist occupation. I’m telling you, if Hitler had come [here], he would have learned from...”
Apr 4, 2014
Fatah official claims "one hundred percent" of leaflets supporting first Intifada "were signed by Arafat"
Lecture by Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub at a conference on popular resistance and the Israeli- Palestinian negotiations at Al-Quds University. Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “One hundred percent of the leaflets published by the...”
Mar 8, 2014
Fatah official: “International legitimacy allows us to resist with all means”
Official PA TV Live broadcast a program under the heading, “What will happen after the negotiations?” Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “Had Fatah not taken decision-making and the Palestinian national will into its own hands using bullets, it would not have been...”
Feb 26, 2014
Sports club holds chess tournament in honor of prisoners, awards plaques to released murderers
“The Deir Ghazaleh [sports] club held the Prisoners’ Chess Tournament under the supervision of the [chess] game’s union and with the participation of 56 players from various districts. The tournament was attended by politicians and sportsmen, along with Bashir Mahamid of the Olympic Committee,...”
Feb 23, 2014
Fatah official calls on EU to impose sanctions on Israel in sporting competitions
“[Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub:] ‘We are currently in touch with European NGOs to generate awareness regarding the conditions and challenges Palestinian sports are facing because of the Israeli siege. We demand international activity against Israel, and...”
Jan 19, 2014
PA officials accuse PM Sharon of murdering Arafat and other Palestinian leaders
"The Palestinians hastened to welcome the news of Sharon's death. Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub told [news] agency [Agence] France-Presse: 'Sharon committed crimes against the Palestinian people and he is a murderer and responsible for the murder of deceased leader..."
Jan 12, 2014
Fatah official: "There will be no youth or sports activity of any kind with the Israeli side"
“A joint meeting was held in the Al-Ram Football Association headquarters between the league’s board of directors and the heads of the professional and semi-professional clubs in the presence of Jibril Rajoub, [Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and] Chairman of the [Palestinian]...”
Jan 5, 2014
Thousands attend ceremony where PA officials honor bomber
“Fatah’s South Hebron [district] branch continued its celebrations marking the release of the most veteran prisoner of the southern [prisoners], Na’im Al-Shawamreh, and the 49th anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian Revolution. Maher Al-Namura, the official [Fatah] spokesman [of...”
Jan 3, 2014
PA leader supports Hamas kidnapping of Israeli soldiers
Deputy-Secretary of Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: "If Hamas wants to kidnap soldiers, let them kidnap soldiers. Let them kidnap. Let them kidnap if they [the Israelis] don't want to release prisoners, but want them as prisoners forever, so [the prisoners] will come out as ghosts and..."
Jan 2, 2014
PA PM meets with released murderers, promises to provide for “dignified lives”
Photo from the event: Jibril Rajoub awarding released prisoners Ziyad and Mustafa Gheiman and Najeh Muqbil plaques of honor. [Donia Al Watan, Nov. 20, 2013] Headline: “The Halhul Municipality honored released veteran prisoners” “The Halhul Municipality held yesterday evening [Nov. 19, 2013] an...”
Nov 20, 2013
Israeli PM Sharon “and his gang” murdered Arafat
PA TV did a live broadcast from a conference on national identity, in memory of Yasser Arafat. Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “Certainly, there is someone who transferred this poisonous material [to Arafat], but the [person who is] responsible, and who we’ll be going...”
Nov 11, 2013
Senior PA official: US okayed Israel's killing of Arafat
Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: "It's obvious that Israel wasn't alone [in killing Arafat]; the US was there. That fool known as [George] Bush took away Yasser Arafat's protection and gave [Israeli PM] Sharon the green light to liquidate Yasser Arafat."
Nov 10, 2013
PA leader: Israel, “the fascist, Nazi occupation,” will try to obstruct Palestinian sporting events
PA TV program Palestine This Morning interviewed Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and head of the Palestine National Youth Week Festival Committee Jibril Rajoub about the festival’s events. Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “There is the issue of sports,...”
Nov 4, 2013