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BDS conference held at Palestinian Red Crescent building in El-Bireh
Event and text posted on the Facebook page of BDS Arabic Posted text: “Under the auspices of the Palestinian people, the Palestinian National Boycott Movement invites you to participate in the Sixth National Conference of the Movement to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) Israel, under the title...”
Mar 10, 2019
Palestinian Red Crescent honors murderers of 3 Israelis, cancels celebration "out of respect for the blood of the Martyrs who ascended to Heaven"
Headline: “Out of respect for the blood of the Martyrs: The Red Crescent cancels the celebrations of its golden jubilee” “The Palestinian Red Crescent announced the cancellation of the celebrations for the golden jubilee of its establishment, which were to take place today (Thursday) [Dec. 13,...”
Dec 13, 2018
Fatah Student Movement protests UNRWA steps to reduce services to Palestinian refugees; PA official: “The right of return of all of the refugees is a holy right that has no statute of limitations”
Headline: “Shabiba and the Al-Shaimaa High School for Girls are organizing a protest vigil in Qalqilya regarding the refugees’ cause” “The Qalqilya branch of the [Fatah] Shabiba Student Movement and the administration of the Al-Shaimaa High School for Girls in Qalqilya organized a protest vigil...”
Oct 2, 2017
PA Foreign Ministry criticizes UN response to center named after Dalal Mughrabi
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticizes the UN’s silence over Israel’s violation of international law, and the statements from Guterres’ office regarding the women’s center in the village of Burqa, in [the] Nablus [district]” “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded that...”
Jun 1, 2017
Norway, UN and PA funded youth center named after Dalal Mughrabi
PMW note: Shortly after PMW reported on this center, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende condemned the center and demanded that the Norwegian money be returned. The UN, including UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, also condemned the decision. Shortly afterwards, Denmark also demanded its...
May 15, 2017
Prisoners' demands for April 2017 hunger strike
The following is a list of demands delivered ahead of a hunger strike by terrorist prisoners set to begin on Prisoner’s Day, April 17, 2017, which is being led by Marwan Barghouti – a terrorist prisoner who is serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks in which 5 were...
Apr 4, 2017
Japan announces $46.7 million in aid to PA general budget and UNRWA
Headline: “The government of Japan declares new aid for the Palestinian people” “The government of Japan yesterday [Feb. 12, 2017] in a press statement declared additional financial aid to the Palestinian people in the amount of $46,688,925, [which will be transferred] through international...”
Feb 13, 2017
Red Cross cuts funding for second monthly visit for families of prisoners; PA will cover cost instead
Headline: "Fares: The president signed on covering the expenses of the second monthly visit of prisoners' relatives" "Chairman of the [PA-funded] Palestinian Prisoners' Club Qadura Fares revealed that [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas signed a resolution to cover the costs of the second monthly visit of..."
Aug 9, 2016
Vatican-funded sports club sponsors tournament named after terrorist mass murderer Abu Jihad
Headline: “Jerusalem Al-Ansar [team] successfully concluded the 22nd Abu Jihad Tournament” "The Jerusalem Al-Ansar Club successfully concluded the 22nd Khalil Al-Wazir 'Abu Jihad' Football Tournament for young people born in 1995, which was efficiently and well organized on the grounds of the Burj..."
May 1, 2016
Tree planting ceremony honoring murderers held by Palestinian NGO funded by UNRWA, UNDP, foreign governments
Headline: “El-Bireh: Planting olive trees bearing the names of the popular uprising’s Martyrs in lands in danger of [expropriation]” “Yesterday [March 31, 2016], a number of families of Martyrs (Shahids) of the popular uprising (the wave of Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis since...”
Apr 1, 2016
UN bodies and European governments support Palestinian NGO that honored killer of 3 with human reading chain
Headline: “Chain of readers in Hebron to commemorate Martyr Alyan” “Dozens of female activists and mothers took part in a chain of readers to commemorate Martyr (Shahid) Baha Alyan, on the occasion of National Reading Day, March 8 [International Women's Day], and Mother’s Day [March 21], in the...”
Mar 22, 2016
PA and Fatah officials glorify terrorists who killed 37 at Fatah event hosted by Palestinian Red Crescent; Fatah official says Israel is forcing children to stab
“The Fatah Movement marked the 38th anniversary of the death as Martyrs (Shahids) of Dalal Mughrabi and her fellow companions in the [Palestinian] Red Crescent auditorium in El-Bireh, in the presence of District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Laila Ghannam and some members of the PLO Executive...”
Mar 13, 2016
Fatah invites Palestinians to event hosted by Palestinian Red Crescent honoring Dalal Mughrabi, “the Bride of Palestine,” and her fellow terrorists
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “General invitation” Invitation text: “General invitation Return to the Roots The Fatah Movement is honored to invite you to attend the Return to the Roots ceremony to mark the 38th anniversary of the death as Martyrs (Shahids)...”
Mar 9, 2016
UNRWA school in Gaza encourages death through Martyrdom: "Our blood and souls are for you, Al-Aqsa Mosque"
Text and images posted on "Elementary School A for Refugees – Gaza" Facebook page on Oct. 20, 2015, accessed March 7, 2016. The first image shows that the UNRWA logo is the profile picture of the page (on March 7, 2016). The page later removed the UNWRA logo and closed or blocked the page. On Oct...
Oct 20, 2015
World Bank transfers 31.6 million dollars to the PA
"Washington, December 23, 2014 – The World Bank transferred today an amount of about US$31.6 million to the Palestinian Authority from the Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF), a multi-donor budget support mechanism administered by the Bank. The funds contributed by the..."
Dec 23, 2014
Al-Quds University funded by the UN and EU honors terrorist murderer
Al-Quds University honored Hamas terrorist Ibrahim Al-Akari, who carried out a terrorist attack on Nov. 5, 2014, at a light-rail station in Jerusalem. Two were killed and at least 13 were injured in the attack: "The Burj Luq Luq Social Centre Society organized the Martyr (Shahid) Ibrahim..."
Nov 11, 2014
UN and EU-funded Al-Quds University allowed Hamas exhibit honoring 3 terrorist murderers
"The Islamic Bloc, the Hamas student association at Al-Quds University, opened its first artistic exhibition this year under the title "At Your Command, Jerusalem", at the entrance to the Science Department. The exhibition included models of the Al-Aqsa Mosque [compound] and of ways of..."
Nov 11, 2014
PA to use international funding to pay salaries of Hamas military
“Hamas is demanding that approximately 42,000 employees it has employed in various Palestinian institutions since its takeover of the Gaza Strip [in 2007] be added to the official PA payroll. According to Palestinian sources, approximately 20,000 of them work in the military sector. Yet...”
Aug 31, 2014
Abbas: PA will not disarm Hamas, pays salaries to 60-70 thousand civil servants who aren't working
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "Since [Hamas’] coup against the PA (in 2007), and until today, we’ve been transferring more than 50% of our [PA] budget to Gaza, including [salaries] to 60-70,000 [PA] civil servants who aren’t working. They are [in the Gaza Strip] and are receiving salaries. We pay them..."
Aug 23, 2014
World Bank approves additional $40 billion grant to PA
Taken from Wafa's English site "The World Bank Board of Directors approved a $40 million grant to support the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) strategic reform priorities, Tuesday said a press release issued by the World Bank. 'A sustainable fiscal position and strong public financial management..."
May 21, 2014
PA-funded Prisoners' Club: Israelis taught international donors everything about PA salaries for prisoners
Qadura Fares: "Our second message is directed to the EU, international organizations and to the UN. They know by heart what the Israelis taught them. This is a disgrace. The Israelis (i.e., PMW reports) taught them and explained to them that the PA pays such and such canteen [amount] and pays such..."
Feb 17, 2014
Japan contributes $62.2 million (including funds from the World Bank, UNRWA, UNDP and UNICEF) to the PA
“The Government of Japan has decided to contribute 62 million dollars to the Palestinian people. This contribution is one of the forms of Japanese aid to the peace talks between the two sides, for the purpose of establishing a just, inclusive and sustainable peace in the future, based on the...”
Feb 12, 2014
World Bank transfers a total of $1.2 billion to the PA
Headline: “An additional 24 million dollars from the World Bank to assist the [Palestinian] Authority budget” “Yesterday [Nov. 28, 2013] the World Bank transferred 24 million US dollars to the PA from the multi-donor Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund. This fund is a multi-donor...”
Nov 29, 2013
World Bank and Britain transfer $83.8 million to the PA; the EU intends to transfer $200 million more
Headline: “83.8 million dollars from the World Bank and Britain to the [Palestinian] Authority” “The World Bank transferred a sum of 72.7 million US dollars to the PA yesterday [Sept. 3, 2013] from the multi-donor Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund. This Trust Fund is a multi-donor,...”
Sep 4, 2013
Foreign minister of Norway: World won't finance Palestinian state forever
“The Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, said the world wouldn’t continue financing the building of a Palestinian state forever, and that unless progress was made [in the peace talks], the aid would stop. In an interview with the Israeli newspaper, The Jerusalem Post, he added that ‘in the...”
Aug 30, 2013