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All terrorists are “innocent civilians” and victims of an Israeli plot according to the PA

Nan Jacques Zilberdik  |
  • PA’s fake news present female stabber as innocent civilian “attacked by the occupation forces”

Earlier this month, a 65-year-old Palestinian woman named Sa’diyya Farajallah stabbed an Israeli civilian near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. The 38-year-old Israeli man fought her in self-defense until she was arrested by Israeli police.

But in the PA’s fake news the story was different. According to official PA TV, Farajallah was “attacked,” “beaten,” and “wounded” for no reason by “the occupation forces.” PA TV never mentioned the fact that Farajallah had stabbed an Israeli man:

Official PA TV newsreader: “The occupation forces arrested a female civilian from Hebron after she was severely beaten (sic.) near the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., the Cave of the Patriarchs). Our reporter said that civilian Sa’diyya Farajallah (i.e., terrorist, wounded 1), 65, was wounded in various parts of her body as a result of being attacked by the occupation forces stationed at the military checkpoint in front of the Ibrahimi Mosque, and he noted that the occupation forces prevented the civilians and first aid teams from reaching the wounded woman who fainted and lost consciousness.”

[Official PA TV News, Dec. 18, 2021]

The fake news and the distortion of a Palestinian terror attack into an “unprovoked Israeli assault” against “an innocent Palestinian victim” is not new. Even when there is video footage of an attack, and the terrorist is clearly seen attacking his/her victims, the PA misrepresents the Israeli response as an assault or “execution.” During the terror wave in 2015-2016, also coined the Knife Intifada, when numerous stabbing attacks took place, Palestinian Media Watch exposed that the PA routinely claimed Israel fabricated the attacks and planted the knives at the scene. The PA has since continued to describe Palestinian stabbers as “unarmed” victims of Israeli “executions.”

Sa’diyya Farajallah – 65-year-old female Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and wounded an Israeli civilian near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on Dec. 18, 2021. The civilian fought off Farajallah to defend himself until she was arrested by Israeli border police officers.

The following are additional recent reports on terror attacks twisted by the PA to present Palestinian terrorists as innocent victims:

“Last night [Dec. 20, 2021], the Israeli occupation authorities handed over the body of doctor, Martyr, and Jerusalem resident Hazem Al-Joulani (i.e., terrorist, attempted to stab Israeli security officers) to his family…

The occupation police shot and executed Al-Joulani (sic., Al-Joulani was caught on security camera footage attempting to stab an officer who shot him in self-defense) next to the Alnnazir Gate (one of the gates of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque) [parentheses in source] in the Old City [of Jerusalem] on Sept. 10 [2021].”

[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 21, 2021]

Hazem Al-Joulani - 51-year-old Palestinian terrorist from East Jerusalem and director of a medical college who attempted to stab Israeli security officers in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sept. 10, 2021, before being shot and killed by the officers in self-defense.

Headline: “A Martyr [dead by] the fire of the occupation as a result of his car being shot at and catching fire next to Ya’abad”

“Young [Hikmat Abd Al-Aziz] (i.e., terrorist, attempted to run over Israeli soldiers) died as a Martyr from the fire of the occupation forces yesterday evening, Tuesday [Dec. 21, 2021], as a result of his car being shot at and catching fire next to the town of Ya’abad…

Local sources noted that the Martyr is Hikmat Abd Al-Aziz, 22, from the village of Mirka in the Jenin district.

The Israeli firefighting teams said that they found a body inside the car that went up in flames…

The occupation authorities prevented an ambulance from approaching the site to provide aid…

The occupation forces claimed that they shot the car after the driver attempted to carry out a car ramming operation.

[PA] Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh called on the UN and the international human rights organizations to send an investigative committee to check the crimes that the occupation soldiers are committing against children and young people in the occupied territories, the latest of which was the murder of Hikmat Abd Al-Aziz, 22, from the village of Mirka in the Jenin district and his body going up in flames while he was driving in his car next to an Israeli checkpoint in the district’s territories. He said that the denounced murder is an implementation of the open-fire policy that the Israeli military establishment commanders announced a number of days ago (refers to new open-fire orders allowing soldiers to shoot at terrorists who have thrown rocks or firebombs even if they are no longer in the act of attacking -Ed.).”

[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 22, 2021]

Hikmat Abd Al-Aziz – 22-year-old Palestinian terrorist who attempted to run over Israeli soldiers at a military post near Ya’abad in the West Bank on Dec. 21, 2021. The soldiers opened fire in self-defense and Abd Al-Aziz crashed into a military jeep. One of the bullets hit the car’s fuel tank, and both vehicles caught fire. Abd Al-Aziz died during his attack.

Headline: “A young person from the Al-Amari refugee camp dies as a Martyr, the occupation refuses to hand over the body of Martyr Hikmat Abd Al-Aziz (i.e., terrorist, attempted to run over Israeli soldiers)

“Last night [Dec. 22, 2021], the [PA] Ministry of Health announced that Muhammad Issa Abbas (i.e., terrorist, shot at Israeli soldiers), 26, died as a Martyr after being shot in the back and wounded by the occupation in El-Bireh.

The Ministry of Health added that the Martyr was transferred to the Palestine Medical Complex in critical condition. The doctors attempted to save his life, but he ascended to Heaven as a result of his fatal wound.

Local sources told [the official PA news agency] WAFA that the occupation forces shot at the car that Martyr Muhammad Abbas from the Al-Amari refugee camp was driving in.”

[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 23, 2021]

Muhammad Issa Abbas – 26-year-old Palestinian terrorist who shot at Israeli soldiers who were pursuing terror suspects in El-Bireh on Dec. 22, 2021. The soldiers returned fire, killing Abbas. Abbas was previously arrested for terror activity and served 4 years.