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Op-ed in PA daily: Israel was established by colonialism; Israel’s actions are “1,000 times more despicable than the acts of the forces that it accuses of the disasters that befell the Jews… [including] the horrors of Nazism“
Excerpt of an op-ed by Yahya Rabah, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “The Palestinian truth is proven on the ground” “Israel was not created on the basis of the tall tales of the books of the Bible that contradict each other; it was established on the basis of the waves of...”
Feb 1, 2018
Antisemitic Fatah op-ed: Shakespeare's Shylock was an accurate description of the Jews; Theresa May is a "hostile and sinful woman" for supporting the "ominous" Balfour Declaration
Op-ed by Mahmoud Al-Assadi "Today, 100 years after the ominous Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration), stands British Prime Minister Theresa May, who bears the name of 'Mother Theresa' - but how great is the difference between the two. While Mother Theresa was a saint and an ascetic woman who..."
Jan 31, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily calls Israel a “colonialist pawn,” claims Israel has been Palestinian “since the dawn of mankind”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist of the official PA daily Headline: “History is the engine of politics” “The State of Israel is a lawbreaking state that has no connection to the Jewish issue, as it is essentially a colonialist pawn. This is because the West that worked...”
Jan 16, 2018
Abbas distorts history: Israel is Europe's "colonialist project that is not connected to Judaism, but made use of the Jews so they would serve as pawns"
Excerpt of a speech given by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to the PLO Central Council on Jan. 14, 2018 "Egyptian intellectual Abd Al-Wahab Al-Masri, may his memory be a blessing, was one of the most important people that spoke about the Zionist and Jewish movement… He described this entity with these..."
Jan 15, 2018
Abbas: Israel "is a colonialist project that has no connection to Judaism... The Jews were used as pawns"
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in a speech to PLO Central Council: "Egyptian intellectual Abd Al-Wahab Al-Masiri, one of the most important writers on the Zionist movement and Judaism... He described this entity as following: 'The functional nature of Israel is that colonialism created it in order to..."
Jan 14, 2018
Abbas: Europeans “wanted to get rid of the Jews to benefit from them in our land”
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in a speech to PLO Central Council: "There is an important matter – the Jews' immigration [to Palestine]. The Jews did not want to immigrate, not even because of killing, slaughter. They did not want to immigrate. Even during the Holocaust that took place, they did not..."
Jan 14, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily: “The colonialist West created the colonialist State of Israel” to destroy the Arab world; US aid to the PA “is not meant to protect the interests of the Palestinian people”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: “The philosophy of financial aid” “In order to serve its colonialist project in its old and new forms, the colonialist West created the colonialist State of Israel in the heart of the Arab homeland –...”
Jan 6, 2018
Palestinian university student: “Jerusalem has been the capital of Palestine since the Canaanites,” “The Jews don’t even have a state named Israel”
Official PA TV program Period, on the opinions of young Palestinians regarding US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Palestinian university student Hadeel Abu Sharakh: “[US President Donald] Trump’s decision was incorrect. Jerusalem has been the capital of...”
Jan 4, 2018
PA radio host: Israel is “cancerous entity… everyone knows [the Jews] have no right to this land”
[Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, Sign of Hope Official PA radio host: "Those who established and support the Zionist movement created these religious illusions and lies in the holy city [of Jerusalem]... in order to plant the cancerous entity [of Israel] in the Arab region as part..."
Jan 1, 2018
Op-ed in PA daily invents ancient Arab history in Palestine, denies any Jewish ties to the land of Israel: “If they are here, this is for a Western colonialist goal”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Bakr Abu Bakr, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “There is no doubt about the Arabness of Palestine for the last 10,000 years, as [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas noted in his latest speech in Istanbul. Regarding the Children of...”
Dec 19, 2017
Fatah official calls to implement same “peaceful and non-violent“ policies towards Israel as towards South Africa, compares Trump to “colonialist“ Balfour
“Fatah Movement Central Committee Secretary Jibril Rajoub demanded to strengthen the solidarity with our people, by the international community taking decisive steps regarding Israel. Rajoub emphasized that the time has come for the same policy that succeeded in South Africa to be implemented, and...”
Dec 18, 2017
PA daily op-ed: “Trump will be Balfour's successor; he has taken [Britain's] place as a colonialist country in order to complete the Zionist enterprise that began with the Balfour [Declaration] 100 years ago”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “The most important thing at this historical moment is that the Palestinian and Arab public, and also the friends of Palestine and free people of the world, know that from our...”
Dec 7, 2017
PA daily op-ed: Israel is an “colonialist investment project,” “Jews control the communications and media as well as the financial arteries of the large companies”
Excerpt of an op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily “There are those who rush to hold the Palestinian leadership responsible for the occupation state’s policy… But don’t those same people who rush know… that the occupation state...”
Nov 16, 2017
PLO official: Jewish historical ties to the land is “a Zionist invention,” Jews are in “Palestine” because “Europe wanted to get rid of them”
PLO Executive Committee member Saleh Rafat: "There are deep Palestinian roots in Palestine throughout all of history. It is a Zionist invention that this is the land of the Jewish patriarchs. This is completely incorrect. There were Jews in Palestine... We have Muslims, Christians, and Jews. But..."
Nov 15, 2017
Gazan official on PA TV: The Balfour Declaration was “part of a colonialist plot to rip apart our Arab nation and uproot Palestine from [its] heart”
National Action Committee Secretary and senior official of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front in Gaza Mahmoud Al-Zaq: “Palestine was an issue in relation to all the free forces in the world, and it is an issue of struggle. Those who participated in the self-sacrificing activity were not just...”
Nov 10, 2017
Fatah official: “The idea of a national home for the Jews is a colonialist idea… [Palestinians must] sue Britain as we are talking about a holocaust that has exceeded the Holocaust of the Jewish people in Germany”
Fatah Revolutionary Council member Abdallah Kmeil: "When we talk about the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration), we must also talk- or get into a historical matter. There is the [former British Prime Minister Sir Henry] Campbell-Bannerman document for instance, which is an important document..."
Nov 4, 2017
PLO officials on the Balfour Declaration: “A colonialist promise… [Britain’s] sin;” an "ominous promise”
“In response to the latest British statements regarding pride in the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) and the fact that the British government is celebrating it and not apologizing for it (see note below –Ed.), Erekat emphasized: ‘There is no greater shame than to celebrate a colonialist promise...”
Nov 3, 2017
Fatah official on Balfour Declaration, a “colonialist crime”: “No to apology, no to compensation, and no to compromise, rather resistance”
Image and text posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Commissioner of Popular Organizations and Fatah Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi. The image shows a picture of former British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and the English text of the Balfour Declaration. Posted text: “This anniversary of...”
Nov 2, 2017
PA TV broadcast from high school discussing Balfour Declaration; Teacher: “Had we not been weak, Britain would not have dared to give a homeland to the Jews”
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the PA Ministry of Education dedicating the first lesson of the day to a discussion about the Balfour Declaration, live broadcast from Ramallah High School for Boys, hosting Ramallah High School for Boys teacher Akram Jabr Official PA TV journalist:...
Nov 2, 2017
PA Ministry of Information: Balfour Declaration is “the greatest crime in the history of mankind”
Headline: "[PA] Ministry of Information: The Balfour Promise is the greatest political and legal crime in history" "The [PA] Ministry of Information stated on the anniversary of the black Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) that this promise is the greatest crime in the history of mankind and a..."
Nov 1, 2017
Fatah Facebook post commemorating Balfour Declaration with image of bloody hand: “No Pride in Colonialism”
Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: "#Balfour100" The image shows what are supposedly Palestinian refugees on the left and then British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and current British Prime Minister Theresa May with a bloody handprint overlaid on their faces...
Oct 31, 2017
Fatah official: “The ominous Balfour Promise is the greatest crime” ever committed against the Palestinians, Israel was founded for colonial reasons
“Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] General Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki issued a call to the national parties and progressive political forces in the Arab homeland for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration), in which he demanded...”
Oct 31, 2017
Abbas advisor: Balfour Declaration is “a promise from one without ownership to one that is undeserving” [i.e., Jews] which was a “crime”
"[PA] Supreme Shari’ah Judge and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash emphasized that the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) is a promise from one without ownership to one that is undeserving. [Al-Habbash] held Britain responsible for the..."
Oct 30, 2017
PA TV News quotes Deputy Chairman of Fatah: The Balfour Declaration “is a crime... [and] Britain is committing another crime by celebrating the ominous anniversary”
Official PA TV News, on Fatah’s condemnation of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Official PA TV newsreader: "Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman Mahmoud Al-Aloul said that the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) is a crime and an instrument that [led to] the Nakba,..."
Oct 30, 2017