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Abbas advisor claims Israel gives drugs to Palestinian youth
Headline: "Under auspices of President's [Abbas’] advisor, Sultan Abu Al-Einein" "’The 'Friends of Life Anti-Drug Society', with funding and technical assistance from UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), celebrated the conclusion of two training courses yesterday at the Al-Qasr hotel..."
Jul 20, 2012
Israel spreads drugs to destroy the minds of Palestinian youth
PA TV program Speak Up (co-produced by PA TV and PYALARA, an EU-funded NGO for youth) Topic: The war on drugs in Palestine and especially in Jerusalem Guest: Majed Alloush, director of the "Good Friend" organization to rehabilitate drug addicts Alloush: "The occupation is trying to Judaize..."
Jul 2, 2012
District Governor of Ramallah: Israel “humiliate[s] our youth… by spreading drugs among them”
"District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh, Laila Ghannam... noted that her meeting with [Giampaolo Cantini, the Italian] General Consul, is taking place on the International Day against Drug Abuse, which requires that we remind the world and call its attention to the occupation's (i.e., Israel's)..."
Jun 27, 2012
PA daily: Israel distributes drugs to Palestinian youth in Jerusalem
"Social worker Sonia Diba held the Israeli occupation responsible for the fact that residents of Jerusalem are falling 'victim to drugs, because [Israel] distributes huge quantities of them, in addition to the increasing unemployment and the lack of centers and institutions in Jerusalem to absorb..."
Jun 27, 2012
Governor of Jericho: Israel permits drug trafficking because it has “a systematic policy to destroy Palestinian society”
"A seminar was held yesterday... under the slogan, "Pay attention! Say 'no' to drugs"... Governor of Jericho and the [Jordan] Valley district, Majed Al-Fatiani, said in the opening address that the Israeli occupation is encouraging and turning a blind eye to [drug] dealers and their efforts to..."
Jun 27, 2012
Ramallah District Governor: Israel deliberately spreads drugs “to harm the younger generation of Palestinians”
"Ramallah and El-Bireh district governor, Laila Ghannam, said that the spread of the plague of drugs is a deliberate act by the Israeli occupation, which is trying to harm the younger generation of Palestinians, upon whom we are relying to achieve our legitimate aim - the establishment of a..."
Jun 27, 2012
Jenin District Governor: Overcoming the drug challenge is especially hard because Israel seeks to “harm the Palestinian people”
"The Jenin district held a seminar yesterday, sponsored by the district governor, Talal Dweikat... to mark the opening of the International Week against Drug Abuse, under the slogan, 'Yes to life, no to drugs.' Dweikat emphasized that it is important to unify the efforts of the official and popular..."
Jun 27, 2012
PA daily: Anti-drug workshop accuses Israel of spreading drugs to Palestinian youth
"The Educational Activity Department of the Cultural Forum Center in Beit Anan, in cooperation with the Al-Quds Open University, held… a workshop entitled, 'Let's clear our society of the plague of drugs'… Commander of police for the Jerusalem region, Yasser Yassin, spoke about the plans which the..."
Apr 2, 2012
Member of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfiq Tirawi: Israel spreads drugs in Jerusalem
PA TV program Topic of the Day focuses on the 47th anniversary of the establishment of Fatah. The program hosts members of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfiq Tirawi and Jamal Muhaisen. Tirawi addresses the situation in Jerusalem: Tirawi: "Israel has disseminated drugs among Jerusalemites; it has..."
Dec 31, 2011
Health Ministry official: Israel spreads diseases like AIDS among Palestinians
"Director of Public Health in the Health Ministry, Dr. Assad Ramlawi… [said that] 'the reason for the spread [of AIDS] is the growth in the phenomenon of drug use, considered one of the principle ways of passing on this disease, along with contagion via the blood.' He noted that the occupation..."
Dec 9, 2011
Israel targets Palestinian youth in Jerusalem “by spreading drugs”
"The Association of Youth of the Palestinian Struggle, the youth branch of the Front for the Palestinian Popular Struggle, called to unify the efforts of the youth institutions and the civic social organizations active in Jerusalem in order to consolidate a program for national mobilization and a..."
Nov 23, 2011
PA daily spreads libel: Israel is flooding Jerusalem with drugs to destroy Arab youth
Headline: "Israel flooding Jerusalem with drugs and preventing security forces in the city from acting against the phenomenon" "Palestinian sources skilled in the battle against the spread of drugs in occupied East Jerusalem told Al-Quds Al-Arabi that Israel is flooding the city with all kinds of..."
Nov 19, 2011
PA TV host blames Israel for the spread of drugs among Arab youth in Jerusalem
PA TV program Palestine This Morning: PA TV host: "We will be in the city of Jerusalem, the occupied city which stands resolute against the occupation. The spread of the plague of drugs in this city may be the highest of all districts of the homeland, because obviously Israel allows Arab youth in..."
Oct 29, 2011
Israeli army responsible for spread of cancer, infertility among Palestinians and drugs among youth
Ashraf Jum’a is a member of the Palestinian Parliament (Legislative Council): “During a lecture which he gave at the Center for Defense of Society, on the reasons for the spread of cancers and infertility amongst Palestinian society in recent years, Jum’a emphasized that the main reasons are the...”
Apr 3, 2011
Israel contributes “to the spread of drugs among Palestinian youth”
Headline: “Report: The occupation is contributing effectively to the spread of the drug phenomenon in Jerusalem” “A new report prepared by coordinator of the social department of the Palestinian NGO the Al-Maqdese for Society Development (MSD), Isam Jwehan, said that the Israeli occupation...”
Feb 10, 2011
PA daily: Israel encourages drug addiction among Arabs but rehabilitates Jewish addicts
Headline: "During a seminar in Bethlehem on the subject of drugs and criminal justice - a warning against the occupation's (i.e., Israel’s) role in disseminating drugs, as is happening in Jerusalem" "The seminar, organized by the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations Office on Drugs and..."
Jan 11, 2011
PA daily: Israel spreads drugs among Palestinian youth
“They [Israeli authorities] spread corrupting elements by spreading drugs among the [Palestinian] young people and expelling them from their places of work, which brought about a rise in the unemployment rate and made the taxes more burdensome, thereby forcing them to leave the city.”
Aug 22, 2010
Ministry of Social Affairs seminar: Israel spreads drugs in order to destroy Palestinian youth
“Under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Affairs, a one-day seminar [was held in] Izariyeh, about the drugs plague. [PA] Jerusalem governor Adnan Husseini said: ‘Unfortunately, the number of [drug] addicts and users in the city of Jerusalem and its environs is more than 15,000. This is part of...”
Jul 8, 2010
PA libel: Israel spreads AIDS and drugs
“Senior members of the security services and the health ministry agreed unanimously yesterday about the need to fight drugs in Palestinian society as well as [sexually] transmitted diseases that are caused by their use, such as AIDS. During their participation in an Interior Ministry seminar in...”
Jun 24, 2010
PA libel: Israel spreads prostitution and drugs
Omar Al-Ghoul, advisor to Prime Minister Salam Fayyad: [Al-Ghoul complains about the Arab silence in view of Israeli activities in Jerusalem] "What is happening is activities of Judaization and settlement, seizure of land, confiscation of identity documents, razing of homes, expulsion of members of..."
Jun 23, 2010
PA: Israel spreads drugs to destroy youth
"Jihad Abu Zanid, Jerusalem representative in the [PA] Parliament (Legislative Council) and chairman of the Women's Center… attributed full responsibility for [drug] dealing and the spread of drugs amongst Palestinian society in Jerusalem, to the occupation authorities (Israel)… According to Taher..."
May 4, 2010
Fatah TV: Israel using drugs to rid Jerusalem of Palestinians
A Fatah TV Program, entitled "Eye on Jerusalem," aired an episode on drug use, reiterating the libel that Israel aims to Judaize Jerusalem by ridding the city of its Palestinian population through all means. Host: "This Israeli project is meant to trap the Jerusalem youth in the occupation's nets..."
Dec 9, 2009
PA TV: Israel distributes drugs to Palestinian students
PA TV News broadcast: Reporter: "The occupation in Jerusalem is continually acting to destroy the Jerusalemite students and the cultural institutions, by persecuting them, detaining them, preventing them from reaching their schools, and attempting to force upon them the Israeli curriculum in..."
Nov 10, 2009
Israelis want drug dealers near PA areas
Raed Lutfi Ashtiyeh, Director-General, War on Drugs, PA-Ramallah Police: "In fact, the results that we have obtained from the investigation are that most or all of the drugs that are reaching the territories of the Palestinian Authority are being conveyed by the Israelis… We, as the Palestinian..."
May 26, 2009
Libel: Israel destroys Palestinian values with drugs
“As to the causes that have brought about the appearance and distribution of drugs, Maj. Ashtiyeh (director of the war on drugs) explained that they consist first and foremost of the occupation, which has as its aim to weaken and to destroy the values and the character of Palestinian youth,...”
Mar 22, 2009