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PA refuses to give money to any Palestinian factions who oppose Fatah and their "exclusive decision-making power"

Headline: “Exclusive: PLO factions respond to Sanad News about the cessation of their budgeting”




“Palestinian factions confirmed that they are boycotting the [PLO] Executive Committee meeting that is supposed to be held tomorrow, Monday [Oct. 18, 2021], in response to the stopping of their budgeting for this the fourth consecutive month.

The Popular Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] (PFLP), the Democratic Front [for the Liberation of Palestine] (DFLP), and the [Palestinian] People’s Party announced in a joint statement that the PA has stopped their budgeting for this the fourth consecutive month.


The PFLP confirmed that it has not participated in the Executive Committee meetings since the [Palestinian] National Council (i.e., the legislative body of the PLO) in 2018 and the establishment of an Executive Committee without there being agreement…


[PFLP] Central Committee member Muhammad Touman told the [independent Palestinian] news agency Sanad News: ‘From that time on, the PFLP has not participated in a single Executive Committee meeting, because since then the decision-making there is being carried out exclusively and individually [by Fatah].’


Touman said that ‘stopping the budgeting is a crime that is being committed against the PFLP for the past three years.’ He added: ‘There are those who are attempting to exploit this card without any right, in an unpatriotic manner that we are not used to on the national level.’”





The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) - a socialist Palestinian terror organization and one of the largest factions in the PLO. Founded by George Habash in 1967, PFLP has planned and carried out numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding and throughout the PA terror campaign (the second Intifada, 2000-2005). One of its most high profile attacks was the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Ze'evi on Oct. 17, 2001. PFLP has been designated as a terror organization by several states including the US, Japan, Canada, Australia, and the EU.Terrorist prisoner Ahmad Sa’adat has served as PFLP’s secretary-general since 2001; he is serving a 30-year sentence in an Israeli prison for heading the PFLP.


The DFLP (Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine) has carried out numerous terror attacks, including the Ma’alot massacre in which 22 schoolchildren and 4 adults were murdered (May 15, 1974), the Avivim school bus massacre, in which 9 children and 3 adults were murdered (May 22, 1970), the Kiryat Shmona massacre (18 murdered, April 11, 1974), the Beit Shean attack (4 murdered, Nov. 19, 1974), the Jaffa street bombing in Jerusalem (7 murdered, Nov. 13, 1975) the Tiberias bombing (2 high school students murdered, May 15, 1979), the Night of the Gliders (in which two terrorists infiltrated Israel from Lebanon using hang gliders, murdering 6 Israeli soldiers on Nov. 25, 1987), and the Geha junction suicide bombing near Tel Aviv (4 murdered, Dec. 25, 2003.) The DFLP has participated in and claimed responsibility for dozens of other terror attacks.