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Poem in PLO youth magazine Zayzafuna encourages violent resistance against Israel

Poem written by a girl in high school, published in PLO magazine for youth, Zayzafuna:
“Palestine, be resilient
The sun of liberty will never set on you…
We will not despair of resistance.
We will uproot these [Israeli] thorns from your soil.
We will defeat the occupiers; they will certainly be caught in your net.”

Note: “Resistance” (in Arabic,
Muqawama) is a term used for all types of violence against Israel, including suicide bombings. 
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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