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Fatah threatens and condemns group of Palestinians who participated in religious dinner with settlers as a “collaborator group” and “treason”
"We will try those involved and those who plot against our national cause and project... and will strike whoever dares or thinks to maintain contact or make contact with this traitorous group with an iron fist.”
May 16, 2019
Fatah social media accounts post cartoons and images falesly depicting Israel as a murderer of children, in call to boycott Eurovision in Israel
Israel is hosting this year’s Eurovision song contest. Angry that Israel is hosting one of Europe’s most important cultural celebrations, Abbas’ Fatah Movement has been calling for a boycott of the event. Knowing the world’s sensitivity to images of dead children, Fatah presented the following...
May 13, 2019 & May 14, 2019
Fatah Facebook posts call to boycott Eurovision in Israel
Images posted in separate posts on the official Fatah Facebook page, in response to Eurovision song contest being held in Tel Aviv, Israel, May 14-18, 2019 In the upper left corner of the image is the logo of the independent Palestinian news website Days of Palestine; the logo is made of the...
May 11, 2019
Fatah official demands that “the Arab and Islamic states cease every form of normalization with Israel in the field of sports”
Headline: “Rajoub demands that the Arab and Islamic states cease all forms of normalization with Israel in the field of sports, as long as it does not honor the Olympic Charter and does not recognize the Palestinian athletes’ right to move [about freely]” “Chairman of the [PLO] Supreme Council for...”
Apr 29, 2019
Abbas: Only hope for peace was with Olmert, but he was imprisoned and no deal was reached
"From 1993 to this day we have not gone through any stage during which we could have felt there was hope [for a peace agreement], other than the stage of [former Israeli Prime Minister] Ehud Olmert."
Apr 21, 2019
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..."
Apr 10, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry wonders if there is an Israel peace partner following Israeli elections, warns against “implementing the same policy… in everything concerning the settlements and Judaization”
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs wonders whether there is an Israeli peace partner following the election results”
Apr 10, 2019
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...
Mar 24, 2019
PA Presidential spokesman: “There will be no peace, security, and stability in the region and the world unless… Israel`s withdrawal from all of the occupied Arab territories”
"In response to the American statements regarding the American recognition of the Israeli ‘sovereignty’ over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights (i.e., in northern Israel), Official Spokesman for [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas and Fatah Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Ideology] Nabil Abu..."
Mar 23, 2019
Fatah official: We “will not be prisoners of coexistence with this hangman,” i.e. Israel; glorifies terrorists and terrorism
Zaki: "We will continue our struggle until we obtain our goals, an independent state whose capital is Jerusalem – and Haifa, Lod, Jaffa, and Safed will remain in our minds and thoughts... He also praised the path of struggle of the Palestinian people."
Mar 22, 2019
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...”
Feb 18, 2019
Editorial in PA daily criticizes “those [Palestinians] who are still placing our children’s lives in danger from the Israeli killing bullets through their populist displays”
Excerpt of editorial by the official PA daily "The Israeli occupation soldiers shoot at our children only because they want to murder the Palestinian future, or to make them disabled if we choose the less racist option – and the problem is 'the leaders of the resistance' in the wounded Gaza Strip..."
Feb 11, 2019