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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..."
Mar 1, 2019
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..."
Feb 20, 2019
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..."
Feb 19, 2019
PLO Prisoners’ Affairs director claims Israel wants to "criminalize the Palestinian people’s struggle... to present them as terrorists and to prevent their families from [receiving] salaries that will support them"
Headline: “The Hebrew media is falsifying the facts in order to criminalize the Palestinian struggle” “Once again, in a scenario that repeats itself, the occupation government is trying to extort the Palestinians through the use of the returns from the tax money, which to them constitute a large...”
Feb 12, 2019
PA and Fatah honor imprisoned terrorist at rally “under the auspices” of Abbas
Headline: “Under the auspices of the [PA] president and with wide official and popular presence – Tulkarem honors prisoner Maher Younes on the completion of 37 (sic., 36) years of his imprisonment” “In cooperation with the family of prisoner Maher Younes (i.e., terrorist, murdered 1 together with...”
Jan 20, 2019
PLO prisoners’ affairs head: "The prisons are full of honorable cases of prisoners that are completing their bachelor’s and master’s degree studies"
"Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that the prisoners' will has overcome all of the occupation's steps to harm their determination and kill their aspirations through the punitive laws that it imposes on them that include all areas of their..."
Jan 11, 2019
PLO and PA officials visit families of prisoners, convey Abbas’ blessings for Christmas to prisoners and their families; “We are proud of Jesus being Palestinian”
"Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr, Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam, Ramallah Mayor Musa Hadid, and a delegation of Christian clergy… visited families of prisoners from the Christian communities yesterday [Jan. 2, 2019]… for Christmas. The..."
Jan 3, 2019
PLO and PA officials visit mother of 6 terrorists: “The entire Palestinian people appreciates the sacrifice of this family, and the path of honorable struggle of its Martyr and prisoner sons is a crown of honor” to every person
"The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs and the Ramallah and El-Bireh district paid a solidarity visit yesterday morning (Wednesday) [Dec. 12, 2018] to the Abu Hmeid family (i.e., Um Nasser Abu Hmeid and her terrorist sons who are responsible for at least 10 murders; see note below), whose..."
Dec 13, 2018
PLO Prisoners Commission head: Israel is committing “medical crimes” against Palestinian prisoners and implants “illnesses and pains” into their bodies
Headline: “Abu Bakr: The occupation’s crimes against our prisoners are being committed before the eyes of the world” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr yesterday [Nov. 22, 2018] criticized the international silence over the Israeli occupation’s...”
Nov 23, 2018
PLO head of Prisoners’ Affairs meets and glorifies terrorist who planted a bomb in an Israeli movie theater
“Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr began his visit in Cairo, the capital of Egypt, on Friday [Nov. 16, 2018] with a meeting with the first female prisoner of the Palestinian revolution, released prisoner Fatima Barnawi (i.e., terrorist, attempted to bomb a movie...”
Nov 18, 2018
PLO director of prisoners assures terrorist salaries will continue
Official PA TV program "Topic of the Day" Official PA TV host: “The Israeli Parliament’s decision will come into effect regarding deducting the salaries of the prisoners and Martyrs from the taxes. How are you responding to this matter, and what are your steps against it?” … Director of PLO...
Nov 5, 2018
PLO Head of Prisoners’ Commission visits families of imprisoned murderers: “We will not abandon our prisoners and their families regardless of the price”
“Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the issue of the prisoners in the occupation’s prisons is in a serious, complicated, and unprecedented state, which is expressed by the escalation of the extremist occupation government’s open...”
Oct 26, 2018
Director of Prisoners’ Commission promises to continue salaries to terrorists and their families
"In addition, [Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri] Abu Bakr visited the Nablus and Tubas districts and met with representatives of institutions and released prisoners. He emphasized to them that the commitment to the prisoners and their families continues..."
Oct 19, 2018
Terrorist prisoner who planned murder teaches other prisoners international law and human rights
Headline: “Ramallah: A ceremony honoring the prisoners that passed a course in international law in Nafha and Hadarim” “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, in cooperation with The [International] Diplomatic Network of International Law and Human Rights and The Dream Academy, held a...”
Oct 1, 2018
Head of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs praises PA Ministry of Education for “taking care to transfer the matriculation exams” to Palestinians in Israeli prisons
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ [Affairs] discussed the cooperation in the field of strengthening the prisoners’ right to education” “Yesterday [Sept. 26, 2018] at the Ministry of Education building, [PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education...”
Sep 27, 2018
Newly appointed PLO Commissioner of Prisoners’ Affairs: We “will continue to support the resolve of the prisoners,” Israel and the US trying to “present them as terrorists”
Headline: "Abu Bakr: The Israeli and American pressures will not prevent us from continuing [to fulfill] our obligation" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the leadership, led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas, will continue to..."
Sep 21, 2018
PLO official visits homes of terrorists, “emphasized the centrality of the interest in the cause of the prisoners”
Headline: “Abu Bakr met with the relatives of the Bethlehem district prisoners and congratulated journalist Dar Ali on his release” “[PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr met with dozens of released prisoners and relatives of prisoners from the city [of...”
Sep 15, 2018
Head of PLO prisoners’ org says won’t give in to US and Israeli pressure on prisoners’ salaries, blesses prisoners, and visits mother of 6 terrorists
Posted text: “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Maj. Gen. Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the Palestinian leadership – led by [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas and [PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah – will make every effort for the prisoners, the released prisoners, and their families...”
Aug 19, 2018
PLO and PA officials express pride in Palestinian prisoners who carry out academic studies; Salaries to terrorists and their families “will not be harmed”
Headline: “Completion of a course on international law and human rights for the prisoners of Nafha Prison” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released [Prisoners’] Afairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that through all the years of the Palestinian struggle, the occupation has violated all of the...”
Aug 17, 2018
Head of prisoners’ org: Support of prisoners will continue until the prisons are empty; Israel has policy of “medical neglect” of adult prisoners and policy of “torture and abuse” of child prisoners
“Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Major General Qadri Abu Bakr said that the support for the prisoners is continuing until the occupation’s prisons are free of prisoners without exception, and that the commission will continue its work in order to provide...”
Aug 8, 2018
Director of PLO Prisoners’ Commission: Prisoners' “rights” (i.e., salaries) will continue
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr on PA TV News: “This is of course my message to all the prisoners and their families inside and outside [of Palestine], the released prisoners and those not released: There are regulations and laws and strict instructions from [PA]...”
Aug 5, 2018
New PLO commissioner reiterates Abbas’ promise that last penny will go to the families of “Martyrs”
Official PA TV News, on five hunger striking Palestinian prisoners held under administrative detention, hosting Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr Official PA TV newsreader: “Tomorrow you will be officially appointed as [director] of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and...”
Aug 4, 2018
Qadri Abu Bakr appointed as head of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, replacing Issa Karake, due to internal Palestinian politics
Headline: "A presidential decision regarding the establishment of a committee to manage the [PLO] Commission of Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs" "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to establish a committee headed by Maj.-Gen. Qadri Abu Bakr to manage the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners'..."
Aug 3, 2018