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“There is no such thing as Israel”- Israeli Arab boy's message to Palestinian children
Official PA TV, The Best Home Official PA TV host: "Faisal lives in the occupied Palestinian lands in the Tamra area (i.e., in Israel, near Haifa)… On the school radio he broadcasts Palestinian songs and tries to spread the consciousness within him and his love for Palestine, to all the surrounding..."
PLO legislative body condemns suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, but compares "deviant ideology" of perpetrators to that of Jews visiting the Temple Mount
“The [Palestinian] National Council said in a statement yesterday [April 21, 2019] that what happened in Sri Lanka is immoral and contrary to religious and human values..."
PLO Chief Negotiator: Israeli voters have “voted to continue the apartheid and the racial segregation” in recent elections
Saeb Erekat: “The preliminary results of the Israeli elections have clearly shown that the Israeli voters have voted to... continue the apartheid and the racial segregation."
PLO officials in reaction to the results of the Israeli elections: "Israelis have voted no to peace and yes to apartheid"
WAFA English edition (official PA news agency) Headline: "PLO on Israeli elections: Israelis voted no to peace, yes to apartheid" "Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) officials said today in reaction to the results of the Israeli elections that Israelis have voted no to peace and yes to..."
Abbas pretends to US students the PA is “not against the Jews,” all can practice religion at Jerusalem holy sites
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in meeting with American students from Harvard University: "We are honestly not against the Jews. No. The Jews, the Christians, the Muslims – for us they are equal... Regarding East Jerusalem, we will say that East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine, West Jerusalem is..."
Abbas to Harvard students: “I rule out the possibility of violence, and we will not use it. We will not accept violence at all”
Al-Ayyam reported that Abbas in a speech to American Harvard students specifically said that he is against violence and “rules out” the use of it. However, this was not part of his televised speech nor of the official PA paper’s report on the speech. The statement against violence might have been...
Abbas pretends the PA is against terror when speaking to American students
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in meeting with American students from Harvard University: "We want to achieve our right and our state peacefully... We will not choose a path other than negotiations to achieve our right. We always say that we are extending our hands to the Israelis… We believe in peace..."
Sister of terrorist Dalal Mughrabi explains background to delay in establishment of square in Ramallah named after her
Headline: “Who is fighting Martyr Dalal Mughrabi in Ramallah?” “For eight years the inauguration of Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi (i.e., terrorist who led murder of 37, 12 of them children) Square in the Um Al-Sharayet area of Ramallah has been postponed. Despite the establishment of the square...”
PA Ministry of Education and PLO Prisoners' Commission ensure prisoners can study in prison, even master degrees
Official PA TV, Giants of Endurance Released prisoner Ismail Barghouti: “[In] the prisons there is actually a partnership between the [PA] Ministry of Education and the [PA] Ministry of Prisoners (sic.) on the issue of studies… Today we have matriculation [exams], serious studies. We have a...”
Martyrs’ families thank Abbas for “determining that their monthly allowances must be paid immediately”
Headline: “Sbeihat: The Martyrs’ families feel pride in light of the [PA] president’s positions” “The National Association of the Families of the Martyrs of Palestine expressed its appreciation yesterday [March 3, 2019] for [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas’ positions on all that is connected to the...”
PLO chief negotiator: Israel’s cut to tax money over terror salaries demands “political confrontation… and non-acceptance of the rest of the money“ so that Israel will not “steal” the money regularly
Headline: "Erekat: Trump and Kushner are running an election campaign for Netanyahu…" "PLO Executive Committee Secretary [and Fatah Central Committee member] Saeb Erekat said… in an interview on the [official] PA TV program Topic of the Day… regarding the theft of the Palestinian money by Israel..."
PLO Prisoners’ Affairs director emphasizes “the Palestinian leadership's adherence to its obligation to the prisoners… and to not conceding to the Israeli and American pressures calling to stop the Martyrs and prisoners' salaries”
Headline: "Ramallah: Honoring the military financial staff that works on the prisoners' cause" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr honored Head of the IT Department in the Military Financial Directorate Jihad Yusuf and Director-General of..."
Abbas in letter to Putin: Israeli “pay-for-slay” law is meant to prevent PA from “fulfilling its obligations to the families of the prisoners and Martyrs, who struggled for the freedom of their people… and who are worthy of all aid”
“PLO Executive Committee member and Fatah Movement Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad received Russian Ambassador to the State of Palestine Aydar Aganin at his office in Ramallah yesterday [Feb. 23, 2019]. Al-Ahmad gave the Russian ambassador a written letter from [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas...”
Abbas refuses the "Israeli measure [to cut tax transfers to the PA]" and refused to receive the remaining funds, PA foreign ministry condemns anti-Semitic violence in Franc
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the violent acts and hatred in France” “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the acts of violence, extremism, and hatred that took place in friendly France, and considered them part of the anti-Semitic expressions...”
PA District Governor: “The cause of the prisoners and Martyrs is among the priorities of the Palestinian people and leadership… [Abbas’ position is that] we will not accept the tax money if even one penny is missing from it”
“Dozens of civilians took part in a protest and solidarity vigil yesterday [Feb. 21, 2019] to condemn the Israeli occupation’s theft of the prisoners and Martyrs’ (Shahids’) allowances (mukhassasat) (refers to implementation of law to deduct terrorist salaries from the PA tax money; see note below...”
Fatah official warns of “unprecedented Israeli escalation in settlement, terror, daily invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and the seizure of the tax money… we will not sell the prisoners, the Martyrs, Jerusalem, or independence for money”
Headline: “Rajoub briefed Aboul Gheit and Shukri on the recent Palestinian developments” “Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub briefed Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on the recent developments in the situation, and particularly on the political developments in...”
Fatah spokesman about imprisoned terrorists and murderers: “Our heroic prisoners… will remain the diamond in the crown”
Official PA TV program Talk of the Hour Fatah Revolutionary Council member and official Fatah Spokesman Osama Al-Qawasmi: “All of the blessings to our heroic prisoners behind the occupation’s bars, who have made the sacrifice of their freedom and their separation from their children, their wives,...”
Director of PLO prisoners’ commission: Israel’s cutting of PA tax transfers over terror salaries “will be tantamount to an actual bomb that will blow up in the face of the occupation”
"Director of the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that the Israeli crime – the blatant theft of the money of the State of Palestine under the pretext of deducting the salaries that are paid to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and prisoners (referring to implementation..."
Abbas pledges to pay terrorist prisoners and families of dead terrorists
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "[Israel] said that... the government of the State of Palestine pays money to terrorists. Who are these terrorists? The Martyrs, the prisoners, and the wounded. From our perspective, we have been paying them, their families, since 1965. For when a person dies, I can’t..."
Head of prisoners’ commission: "The salaries of the relatives of the Martyrs and prisoners remain firm and will not be harmed, and that is what the Palestinian leadership has emphasized"
"Released prisoners, Martyrs' (Shahids') families, and prisoners' relatives emphasized their absolute faith in [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas' in defense of their causes and rights, in response to the occupation government's decision to steal their allowances (mukhassasat) from the Palestinian tax..."
PLO Chief Negotiator: Israeli decision to cut tax monies is “part of the Israeli-American plan to destroy the PA… Those carrying out normalization with Israel are sticking a knife in the back of the [Palestinian] people”
“PLO Executive Committee Secretary Saeb Erekat said yesterday [Feb. 17, 2019]: ‘The deduction of the salaries of the prisoners and Martyrs’ (Shahids’) families from the tax money (refers to Israeli law deducting terrorist salaries from PA tax money; see note below –Ed.), which Israel intends to...”
PA TV: “Our Martyrs and prisoners are the source of our glory and pride”
Official PA TV newsreader: "Our Martyrs and prisoners are the source of our glory and pride. They are more honorable than all of us… This was said by… President Mahmoud Abbas: 'If we have only one penny left, we will give it to the families of the Martyrs and the prisoners.'" Click to view...
Fatah official: “The Palestinian leadership led by President Mahmoud Abbas will not submit to the Israeli theft… The prisoners and Martyrs' salaries are a red line, and they will be paid in a regular manner”
"During the weekly sit-in strike by the prisoners' relatives at the Gaza headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, yesterday [Feb. 18, 2019] the prisoners' families again emphasized their faith in [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership regarding the aid..."