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Poem in Zayzafuna youth mag describes Israelis as murderers "who killed like this sword"

PLO youth magazine Zayzafuna published the following poem, written by a girl in 8th grade:
     “Palestine, today I sense what is inside you… your voice tells me that the guest [Jews]
Who has prolonged his stay, like the summer,
And [who] limits everyone, and has killed like this sword
Indeed, those who are called the Jews
Those who cross the borders
At first we considered them close friends
But their name in their countries of origin is ’the tigers’…
They [Jews] believe that you [Palestine] are the easiest prey
But we will give them the taste of defeat
So that they will know that we stand firm, and we are coming
And liberating Palestine and its heart.”

Note: Zayzafuna is a PLO magazine for children funded by the PA. The magazine, which includes material written by both the magazine’s staff and child readers, represents the values of the educators and serves as a window into the minds of the Palestinian children submitting material to the magazine. PMW’s book Deception includes a chapter on Zayzafuna. Following PMW’s exposure of Hitler glorification in the February 2011 issue, UNESCO halted its funding of the magazine. View UNESCO’s statement and PMW's bulletin on the December 2011 issue of the magazine.

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