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Abbas glorified terrorist Abu Sukkar, in speech read by Rajoub
Moderator at the PA memorial for terrorist Ahmad Jabara Abu Sukkar: “The speech of President Mahmoud Abbas will be delivered by Jibril Rajoub, member of Fatah’s Central Committee.” Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “Abu Sukkar, the legend who walked on earth… Believe me...”
Sep 26, 2013
Terrorist Dalal Mughrabi glorified in ping pong tournament sponsored by PA official Jibril Rajoub
"The Beit Iba Youth Sports Club finished its preparations for hosting The Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi Women's Table Tennis Tournament. The [club's] management convened for two consecutive days, during which tasks were handed out to the various committees in order to ensure the success of the..."
Sep 26, 2013
Fatah official rejects “any kind of direct coordination” with Israelis
“He [Jibril Rajoub, Chairman of the Palestinian football Association and Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee] went on to say: ‘The Palestinian Football Association will not agree to any kind of bilateral relations or direct coordination [with Israelis]. As far as we are concerned, FIFA...”
Sep 23, 2013
Fatah official Rajoub rejects any “sports relations” with Israel
“[Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Olympic Committee and] Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub demanded yesterday [Aug. 15, 2013] that the International Football Association (FIFA) give a red card to the Israel Football...”
Aug 16, 2013
PA official adamantly rejects football match against Israel
“[Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril] Rajoub described the extent of pressure put on him personally so that a joint tripartite match would take place to join together the Catalonian team, Palestinian players and Israeli players. He emphasized that he had insisted all along...”
Aug 1, 2013
PA official calls terrorist Abu Sukkar a "patriotic fighter" and commits to "continue his way of struggle"
"Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Chairman of the Palestinian Olympic Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, eulogized veteran released prisoner, fighter Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar: “Ahmad Jabarah Abu Sukkar... was almost 78 years...”"
Jul 17, 2013
Rajoub says sports is a "bridge between peoples," in public letter to FIFA
Contrary to his many statements in Arabic against any joint sports activities with Israelis, Rajoub wrote an open letter to the President of FIFA in which he spoke of sports as "a bridge between people": "It is my great honour and pleasure to warmly welcome Palestine’s esteemed guest, Mr. Joseph..."
Jul 7, 2013
PA official: Palestinians use sports as a political tool “for achieving our national goals”
PA TV broadcast a joint press conference with senior PA official Jibril Rajoub and President of FIFA, Joseph Blatter. During the conference, the men discussed FIFA President Joseph Blatter’s visit and a number of projects they had inaugurated during Blatter’s visit. In addition, Rajoub noted that...
Jul 7, 2013
PA official Rajoub: Israelis are "new Nazis"
PA official Jibril Rajoub: "This state [Israel] is a state of bullies. Fascists can learn a lesson from this state. This government -- there is none more brazen in human history... Anyone who joins any joint [sports] activity with the Israelis -- I'll take him off the [Palestinian Football]..."
Jul 1, 2013
PA official Rajoub: Boycott all Israeli youth activities in Jerusalem
Originally printed in Wafa, the official PA news agency, and reprinted in Al-Hayat Al-Jadida: “Chairman of the Palestinian Football Association [and Chairman of the Palestinian Olympic Committee] Jibril Rajoub demanded that the Arab League support the Palestinian position in international forums,...”
Jun 20, 2013
Jibril Rajoub: Israel is committing the “Holocaust of the 21st century” on the Palestinians
Deputy Secretary of Fatah’s Central Committee Jibril Rajoub held a press conference about the FIFA Congress on June 7, 2015. Deputy Secretary of Fatah’s Central Committee Jibril Rajoub: “We are not working on the assumption that the righteousness of the [Palestinian] cause is enough. We won’t...”
Jun 7, 2013
PA official Rajoub: "All of Palestine - from the river to the sea - it's all occupied"
TV host: "Mr. Jibril, does the visit of Barcelona's [football] team include a visit to the occupied lands?" Rajoub: "They are coming to the occupied lands. All of Palestine - from the [Jordan] river to the [Mediterranean] sea (i.e., all of Israel) - it's all occupied." TV host: "I mean the Israeli..."
Jun 2, 2013
Fatah official and head of Football Association completely rejects “joint meetings or games” with Israelis
“Head of the [Palestinian] Football Association [and Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Olympic Committee], Jibril Rajoub met with economic Vice President of the Barcelona Football Club, Javier Faus. He discussed a few issues related to organizing the...”
May 23, 2013
Rajoub defends his statement about using nukes on Israel
PA TV program: Circle of Events. Guest: Deputy Secretary General of Fatah's Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub PA TV interviewer: “The statements you made in Beirut on the Al-Mayadeen TV station had a lot of impact, according to them ‘We are Israel’s enemies and if we had a nuke we’d have used it…’ I...”
May 23, 2013
Rajoub rejects sports contacts with Israelis
PA TV sports program: Pulse of the fields PA TV host: “He [President of the Barcelona Club] also came with a message of peace, and the visit was related to sports with a political side, and he spoke about a game between an Israeli and Palestinian team against Barcelona. What do you have to say...”
Feb 25, 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
Senior PA leader declares violence is legitimate until a Palestinian state is formed
Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: "Whoever invades our territory, will leave on a wooden plank (i.e., in a coffin). This land is our land... Out of loyalty to your blood, Yasser Arafat, you who died during this month, we will not return the sword to its sheath until..."
Nov 29, 2012
Fatah official Jibril Rajoub: Fatah believes in "all forms of struggle," including "the rifle"
Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: "This is a popular struggle. We still believe in all forms of the struggle. No one has removed the rifle from the equation. However, for us, the struggle is a means, and the end is freedom and independence."
Nov 5, 2012
Fatah official Jibril Rajoub: "Hey [Netanyahu], you dog, you invader"
Jibril Rajoub, Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee: "Netanyahu - all his projects are in trouble, and he's under pressure. He goes around barking in Efrat. Hey [Netanyahu], you dog, you invader: this is Palestinian [land] whether you like it or not! We were born here. We are the people..."
Aug 30, 2012
PA sports official: Moment of silence for Israeli victims of Olympic massacre in Munich would be "racism"
Headline: "Rajoub expresses appreciation for Rogge's position and emphasizes that sports are meant for peace, not for racism" "'Sports are a bridge to love, interconnection, and spreading peace among nations; it must not be a cause of division and spreading of racism between them.' With these words..."
Jul 25, 2012
Fatah official to Olympic Committee: Request to hold minute of silence in memory of Munich massacre "constitutes an unjustified provocation" and "demonstrates a politicization of sport"
"There are efforts by Israel to press the International Olympic Committee to have a minute of standing in silence at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. This year is the 40th anniversary of the event (i.e., Munich Massacre, 11 Israeli Olympic athletes murdered), and the Israeli activity has..."
Jul 24, 2012
Sports official: “Normalization does not exist in the Palestinian sports lexicon”
Headline: "Rajoub calls to remove Israel from international sports associations" "Chairman of the Football Association and head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee, Jibril Rajoub, called to remove Israel from all world Olympic associations and committees if it continues to act stubbornly and not..."
May 18, 2012
Sports official Jibril Rajoub says Jews are “Satans” and “Zionist sons of bitches”, "Under no circumstances will there be normalization" with Israel in sports
Live broadcast: Opening of the first Forum for Arab women sports journalists, in the presence of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Deputy-Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee and Chairman of the Palestinian Olympic Committee Jibril Rajoub. Rajoub: "Normalization with the occupation is..."
May 17, 2012
Sports tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad was attended by Fatah officials
Headline: “The Boxing Association ends the Martyr (Shahid) Abu Jihad Tournament with great success.” “With huge success and excellent organization, the events of the third classification tournament for youth and men, the ‘Martyr Abu Jihad Tournament’, organized by the Palestinian Boxing...”
Apr 22, 2012