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Poem in PLO youth magazine expresses desire to liberate "Palestine" with a sword and gun

Poem by a girl in high school, published in PLO youth magazine Zayzafuna:
“Oh flower of the valleys, oh my Jerusalem
Oh mother of Arabness and of the Arabs, I belong to you since my birth
And to your soil after my death…
If only I were a sword and a gun to liberate you, oh Palestine.“

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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