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PA TV airs song: "Go on O Muslim and fight... Death is better than humiliation"
Official PA TV program The Tune of the Revolution, performance by the Palestinian Al-Rawabi Band in Kuwait The Al-Rawabi Band: [The band sings the following song] “We would sing at weddings, jafra, ataba, and dahya (i.e., different types of folk songs), and today we sing with bullets about the...”
Oct 11, 2016
Fatah posts kids` drawings: Israel drinks blood of Palestinians; Israel eats Palestinians; Yes to violence; All of Israel is "Palestine" in maps
Drawings and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page. The drawings included images demonizing Israel, including one depicting Israel as eating and drinking the blood of Palestinians, images promoting the use of violence against Israel, images calling for the release of imprisioned...
Oct 11, 2016
Mother of terrorist daughter: “All of us, praise Allah, present our children [as sacrifices], and we do not regret a thing”
Maryam Al-Khaddour, mother of terrorist Majd Al-Khaddour: “We in the land of Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) stand firm, Allah willing. And we are all on this path. May Allah have mercy on all of our Martyrs (Shahids). We are no better than Al-Khansa (woman in...”
Sep 29, 2016
Cousin celebrates terrorist's "Martyrdom": “Praise Allah, for Allah granted him Martyrdom. This is a victory over the Jews. We sacrifice our children for our homeland”
Official PA TV News, on the death of terrorist prisoner Yasser Hamdouni Cousin of prisoner Yasser Hamdouni: “Our child is a Martyr (Shahid), we are proud of him. Praise Allah, for Allah granted him Martyrdom. This is a victory over the Jews. We sacrifice our children for our homeland. The homeland...”
Sep 25, 2016
Fatah FB post glorifies teen terrorist who tried to stab Israeli soldiers
Text and pictures on the official Fatah Facebook page. The pictures show terrorist Issa Taraireh, who was shot and killed while trying to stab Israeli soldiers on Sept. 20, 2016. Posted text: “The Martyr (Shahid) of Hebron, 16-year-old Issa Salem Mahmoud Taraireh, who died at the entrance to the...”
Sep 20, 2016
Abbas excuses young Palestinians’ stabbing attacks, saying “they have lost hope”
Headline: "The president: Our young people carry knives because they have lost hope" "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas called on Palestinian medical students in Venezuela to complete their studies… During his meeting with 80 students and graduates, he said that the situation in Palestine is subjected..."
Sep 18, 2016
Official PA TV honors 3 student “Martyrs,” who murdered an Israeli policewoman: They “left school to join the path of freedom”
Official PA TV News, on Jenin District Governor Ibrahim Ramadan laying the cornerstone of new homes for the families of “Martyrs” (Shahids) and jailed terrorists in Qabatiya, located south of Jenin Official PA TV newsreader: “Jenin [District] Governor Ibrahim Ramadan laid the cornerstone of the new...”
Aug 18, 2016
Human rights researcher criticizes PA media for encouraging child terrorists by presenting attackers as role models
Official PA TV program The Occupied Capital (Visual: 14-year-old Muawiyah Alqam, stabbed one) Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center researcher and fieldworker Nabil Abdallah: "When children [who attempt to carry out attacks] are presented here as heroes, particularly in our media, there are..."
Aug 14, 2016
Palestinian father pushes son toward Israeli soldiers, daring soldiers to shoot. Instead, soldier and boy shake hands
Palestinian father to soldiers: "Shoot this little boy, after all you always do that to small children! Shoot! Shoot! Shoot him! Go, go! (unclear) Shoot him, heroes!" Palestinian father to son: "Go, go! Don’t be scared! Don’t be scared! (unclear) Raise the flag! Raise, raise!" Palestinian father:...
Jul 30, 2016
PA TV lies to its viewers, edits video of Palestinian father who sent kid to throw rocks at soldiers
PA TV edits out handshake between Israeli soldier and boy, then claims: Even the 4-year-old knows it’s “forbidden to shake hands with soldiers” and “forbidden to make peace with them” Unedited version Palestinian father pushes son toward Israeli soldiers, daring soldiers to shoot. Instead, soldier...
Jul 29, 2016
Hamas military wing summer camp trains children with rifles
Text and photos posted on the Facebook page of Palestinian Gazan journalist Muthanna Najjar The pictures show boys receiving military training. Posted text: “#Pictures from Liberation Pioneers Camp organized by #Al-Qassem_Brigades in Gaza” The picture shows boys standing at attention with weapons...
Jul 18, 2016
Islamic Jihad summer camps put young children through military drills
Text and photos posted on the Facebook page of Shehab, a Palestinian news agency in the Gaza Strip Posted text: “Gaza Strip: 300 campers going through different training [exercises] in the Islamic Jihad camps in Bany-Sohila in the eastern part of the Khan Younis district” The photos show young...
Jul 12, 2016
Islamic Jihad summer camps in Gaza blend terror and Islam
Text and photos posted on the Facebook page of Shehab, a Palestinian news agency in Gaza The photos show young children being put through military drills. Posted text: “#In_my_lens The culture of weapons, tunnels, first aid, religious studies, sermons about Prophet Muhammad’s life, blessing and...”
Jul 12, 2016
PA Presidential Guards Facebook page posts picture of a little girl holding a loaded assault rifle
Text and pictures posted on the official Facebook page of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Presidential Guard The pictures show children dressed in the PA Presidential Guard uniform, and one of the girls is seen holding an actual assault rifle with a loaded ammunition magazine. Posted text: “Good...”
Jun 25, 2016
PFLP rally shows image of little boy holding a rifle
Official PA TV News reported on a solidarity rally held in Nablus for the jailed terrorist Bilal Al-Burini of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine terrorist organization, who, on the day he was to be released from jail following a 14-year sentence, was rearrested on administrative...
Jun 15, 2016
Child festival in Gaza promotes child Martyrdom, killing and violence
Eighth Childhood Festival of the Islamic Association in Khan Younes, in the Gaza Strip, posted on YouTube on May 5, 2016 Palestinian girl: “Forward, my child, to the duel. You will die as a Martyr (Shahid) and blow up the enemies. Palestine [is] an Arab holding victory in one hand, and rocks of...”
May 5, 2016
Poem in PA-funded youth magazine glorifies “rivers of blood” and Martyrs as means to “crush” the “occupiers”
Poem by Syrian poet Bayan Al-Safadi entitled “Saladin returns”: “Saladin (i.e., Muslim leader and Sultan of Egypt and Syria who defeated the Christian crusaders and conquered Jerusalem in 1187) returns To crush the night of the occupiers To Palestine These rivers of our blood The arrows of the...”
May 1, 2016
At event honoring Palestinian prisoners, elementary school students enact execution of Israeli soldier
Headline: "Cultural art exhibition to mark Prisoner's Day in the Al-Surra School in southern Hebron" "A cultural art exhibition was opened yesterday [April 20, 2016] in the mixed [boys/girls] elementary school of [the village] Al-Surra, south of Hebron, for Palestinian Prisoner's Day. The..."
Apr 21, 2016
Fatah student movement encourages Martyrdom and stabbing and car ramming attacks in video of staged terror attack against Israeli soldiers
Video posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on April 20, 2016 The video “Martyrdom-seeking unites us” is produced by Fatah’s Shabiba student movement at Birzeit University Text at the beginning of the video: “The Shabiba student movement – the Martyr (Shahid) Yasser Arafat Bloc presents” The...
Apr 20, 2016
PA school play features execution of Israeli soldier
Young Palestinian children “executed” an Israeli soldier in a play at an art exhibition at the Al-Surra Elementary School for Boys and Girls, which is under the Hebron Education Directorate under the PA Ministry of Education. A photo from the exhibition posted on the school's Facebook page shows a...
Apr 18, 2016
Abbas to German newspaper: I am against attacks, but we must pay terrorists; "We are not encouraging our youth to commit violence"
Originally published in English by Der Spiegel on April 18, 2016; published in Arabic in Donia Al-Watan on April 20, 2016 "With war waging in Syria and in Yemen as well as the perpetual threat of violence by the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS), the myriad trouble spots in the Middle East..."
Apr 18, 2016
Abbas advisor “kiss[es] the hands” of children carrying out “resistance” (i.e., violence), but calls for more intense “resistance” that will “hurt” Israel and “make it pay dearly”
Interview with Fatah Central Committee member and PA President Mahmoud Abbas' advisor Sultan Abu Al-Einein Donia Al-Watan interviewer: “Last question, in regard to the relations with Israel, regarding the popular uprising (reference to wave of Palestinian terror attacks which lasted October 2015 +...”
Apr 6, 2016
PA-funded youth magazine publishes on front cover image of child together with a slingshot and a map of “Palestine” erasing Israel
Image published on the front cover of the April issue of the PA-funded Zayzafuna youth magazine The image shows a young boy wearing a green sweatshirt with the word “Palestinian” in white. Symbols of Palestinian childhood surround the boy together with balloons: The PA map of “Palestine” that...
Apr 1, 2016
43.3% of Palestinian youth support "military operations," 43.9% oppose them
Poll carried out by The Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre, which interviewed "a random sample of 1000 people over the age of 15-29" in the West Bank and Gaza between April 13-19, 2016. "Youths were split over military operations, while 43.2% supported them, 43.9% opposed them."
Apr 1, 2016
Palestinian scout leader presents killer of 3 as role model for kids: He was "an example for every scout," "died as a Martyr while fulfilling his holy duty"
Headline: “The Jenin scout group in the Al-Badawi [refugee camp in Lebanon] celebrates the anniversary of its founding” “As part of the events held by the Jenin scout group in honor of the 14th anniversary of its founding, under the title “Scouting in your way, O [scout] leader Baha [Alyan],” an...”
Mar 30, 2016