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Palestinian boy recites quote by Arafat: “In spirit and in blood we will redeem you, Palestine“
Official PA TV program "The Best Home", on the 13th anniversary of the death of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat. TV host: "What do you want to tell us?" Boy: "About Yasser Arafat..." Palestinian boy Zaid: "Do not cheer for me, rather cheer for Palestine and Jerusalem In spirit and in blood..."
Nov 17, 2017
Abbas’ advisor denies attributed statements that were negative toward killed terrorists: "The Martyrs are more honorable than all of us, and all of us bow our heads before [their] heroic acts"
“Supreme Shari’ah Judge of Palestine, [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash denied the publications of several people on social media about statements attributed to him regarding the Martyrs (Shahids) that fell in recent days in the Gaza Strip...”
Nov 5, 2017
Fatah: "From the sea of the blood of the Martyrs we will create the State of Palestine"
Text and picture posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: "#Palestine" The picture shows a Palestinian flag with the word "Palestine" and the following text superimposed on it: Text on image (top): "From the sea of the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids) we will create the State of..."
Oct 3, 2017
PLO Official: "The blood of… the Martyrs has prepared the path of the return to Palestine"
Headline: “The Palestinian Liberation Front remembers the heroism of Martyr Khaled Alwan” “Palestinian Liberation Front (i.e., member of the PLO) political bureau member Abbas Al-Jum’a said that the blood of Martyr (Shahid) Khaled Alwan (i.e., terrorist, murdered 4), and also of the rest of the...”
Sep 30, 2017
Fatah, after terror attack that killed 3, glorifies dying as a Martyr
Text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Nablus Branch, roughly two hours after the first reports of the shooting attack committed by terrorist Nimr Mahmoud Ahmed Al-Jamal in which he murdered 3 Israelis Posted text: “What is the homeland? It is the longing to die in order to return...”
Sep 26, 2017
Fatah branch glorifies female suicide bomber and her “heroic operation”
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Nablus Branch Posted text: “From the memory of the Martyrs (Shahids) – Martyr Zainab Abu Salem (i.e., suicide bomber, murdered 2) The information bureau of [Fatah’s] Nablus branch The Palestinian self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’iya)...”
Sep 25, 2017
PA Presidential Guard glorifies bloodshed: "The people of Palestine... has watered freedom with the blood of its sons," with map of "Palestine" in background
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of the PA Presidential Guards on July 31, 2017 and on Sept. 24, 2017 Text posted and below map: "A people like the people of Palestine that has watered the freedom with the blood of its sons can only win #Yasser_Arafat" The image shows a picture of Yasser...
Sep 24, 2017
PA TV program praises “heroic” imprisoned terrorists, broadcasts song glorifying Martyrdom
Official PA TV program Giants of Endurance, with the family of terrorist prisoner Ali Barghouti, who was arrested for helping his terrorist cousin Marwan Barghouti obtain funding and weapons, and for murdering Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel; the song Ramallah Planted Its Soil...
Sep 22, 2017
Fatah post relates story glorifying self-sacrifice and Martyrdom: “As a sign of loyalty to the blood of the Martyrs… those who gave their souls for Palestine”
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Note: PMW has been unable to verify this entire story, the purpose of which is to glorify suicide terrorism and “Martyrs” Posted text: “As a sign of loyalty to the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids), those who sacrificed their blood for the...”
Sep 9, 2017
Mother of rioter killed while stoning Israeli soldiers: "We all are prepared to sacrifice ourselves for the... homeland"
Images and text posted on the Facebook page of the PLO Supreme Council for Sport and Youth Affairs in the Southern West Bank Posted text: “The mother of Martyr (Shahid) Qusai Al-Amour (i.e., rioter killed while throwing rocks at an Israeli border police officer) visited Martyr Qusai Al-Amour...”
Aug 6, 2017
PA District Governor of Ramallah praises mothers of teenage “Martyrs”
Headline: "The Ramallah and El-Bireh Education Directorate honored those who excelled in the matriculation exams" "The Ramallah and El-Bireh Education Directorate honored those who excelled in the matriculation exams in 2017 on the district level, in a ceremony that was held yesterday [July 31,..."
Aug 1, 2017
Preacher at Al-Aqsa Mosque, following terror attack there, glorifies Martyrdom, but suggests Jews\Israel is using the terror attack to take over the Mosque
Video of Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi in his twice weekly lesson at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, referring to the terrorist attack that took place at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on July 14, 2017, in which 2 Israeli border policemen were murdered Sheikh Khaled Al-Mughrabi: "Let us return to what happened..."
Jul 14, 2017
Fatah official praises terrorist who carried out car-ramming attack as “a Martyr of the homeland… This Martyrdom, this death, is a blow to the whole Palestinian people”
Text and video posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch Posted text: "A video taken from the Fatah Movement speech held by Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki at heroic Martyr (Shahid) Muhammad Jibrin's (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1) place of residence in the village..."
Jul 11, 2017
Official PA daily cartoon: Palestinian prisoner waters plant with blood
Cartoon published in the PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida The cartoon shows a prisoner with a ball and chain around his leg watering a plant with his blood. The cartoon repeats an ideology often taught by the PA to Palestinians: That “watering the soil of Palestine with your blood” will lead to...
Apr 18, 2017
Girl on PA TV kids’ program: "Martyrdom-death is a high and supreme level before Allah”
Official PA TV program The Best Home, Palestinian student Ranin Rami of the Karameh School for Girls defines what a “Martyr” is. Girl on PA TV: "A Martyr (Shahid) is a person who has sacrificed his life in order to elevate the Word of Allah. A person becomes a Martyr when he defends his homeland or..."
Mar 24, 2017
Girl glorifies Martyrdom-death in poem, but PA TV host speaks against it
Girl 1: "You have enchanted my soul, O Martyr You have taught it the meaning of eternity You have filled it [my soul] with a desire to depart You have taught it the meaning of resolve You have captivated me, O Martyr The soul of a noble man has two goals To reach death and to achieve his..."
Feb 25, 2017
Girl’s poem idealizes Martyrdom, but PA TV host says “We need to live for Palestine”
Girl: "[Jerusalem] will yet return as long as on its land a Martyr dies each day O mother, do not cry, as your son was not born to live He was born to die as a Martyr, and thus defeat the occupiers Oh! Palestine Oh! My beloved You cry over your children, your women, your Martyrs But no! We will not..."
Feb 25, 2017
Fatah Facebook promotes dying for “Palestine,” alongside image of Abu Jihad
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “Our heads will remain in the heavens, while our legs are planted on the ground of our homeland. The path to victory and to the certain return will be paved with our skulls. The compass will never err in the path, and will...”
Feb 20, 2017
Fatah FB: "Millions of Martyrs are marching on Jerusalem"
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “Good morning” The image shows from left to right a Palestinian flag superimposed on the top of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas, and Yasser...
Feb 2, 2017
Fatah glorifies intifada and Martyrdom: We will "remain the spearhead in the struggle with the Zionist enemy"
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “A statement from the Palestinian National Liberation Movement ‘Fatah’: O masses of the heroic Palestinian people, O descendants of the first Martyrs (Shahids) and bearers of the flag of the struggle, O protectors of Jerusalem...”
Jan 16, 2017
Fatah TV music video with footage of stabbing attack encourages Martyrdom for Al-Aqsa: “O our Martyr, we must follow in your footsteps”
Lyrics: "Our Jerusalem, we’re at your service when you ask... Our Jerusalem is a jewel of gold in the crown of the Arabs O sun that lights up the homeland and is not extinguished O [Israeli Prime Minister] Netanyahu, listen or we'll make you listen Your army needs to disappear from Palestine... No..."
Jan 9, 2017
Young boy on PA TV children’s program recites poem encouraging “slaughter” of Israelis, glorifying death: “As we slaughtered them in your streets, Beirut… Arafat, for you we shall die”
Official PA TV program The Best Home, a boy singing a song by singer Adnan Balawnah for Yasser Arafat Boy: "Today, O our West Bank, our Gaza, raise your voice O our land, the time has still not passed As we expelled them from Gaza and Sderot As we slaughtered them in your streets, Beirut For you,..."
Jan 6, 2017
Fatah honors terrorist Martyrs as role models, “to be a real Palestinian you must be a self-sacrificing fighter”
Posted text: “Fatah embraces its people and praises the Martyrs (Shahids)” Text on picture: “Fatah embraces its people and praises the Martyrs In order to be a real Palestinian, you must be a self-sacrificing fighter (Fida’i), know much and reveal little, search for the security in the heart of the...”
Dec 27, 2016