@palwatch - Palestinian Media Watch

@palwatch - Palestinian Media Watch

PA: Palestinians have a “right” to kill Israelis, PA will continue to pay the prisoners’ salaries
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:00 AM

The PA responds to the new Israeli law against the PA's terrorist salaries. (17/07/2018)
Fatah: Teach children about Palestinian terror
Monday, July 16, 2018 7:00 AM

Abbas' Fatah is encouraging Palestinian parents to teach their children about a terror bombing in which 15 Israelis were murdered. (July 16, 2018)
Fatah branch posts invitation to event with a map of “Palestine” on it
Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 AM


Image posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Bethlehem Branch

The image shows an invitation to an event. On the left side of the invitation is an embroidery pattern in the shape of the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. On the map is written: “The clothing”

Text on invitation: “The State of Palestine
Tulkarem district
Under the auspices of Tulkarem District Governor Issam Abu Bakr, may Allah protect him
Palestinian Clothing Day
We invite you to attend the Palestinian Clothing Day events on Saturday, July 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m.”
Fatah branch posts invitation to event with a map of “Palestine” on it
Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 AM

The image shows an invitation to an event. On the left side of the invitation is an embroidery pattern in the shape of the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. On the map is written: “The clothing”Text on invitation: “The State of PalestineT
PMW director interviewed on Australian Jewish News
Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 AM

"Itamar Marcus of Palestinian Media Watch, who translated the Shaath interview, told The AJN that PA officials have unleashed these kinds of angry outbursts against funders in the past, believing it leads to them getting their own way."
What makes a Palestinian parent proud?
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 7:00 AM

Terrorist Muhammad Aql recruited suicide bombers who murdered 14 and wounded 50 in a bus bombing in 2002. (July 11, 2018)
Fatah to US: “We don’t want your flour, your wheat, or your aid”
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 AM

His statement rejecting US aid follows the passing of the Taylor Force Act in the US, in March 2018, which cuts almost all funding to the PA if it continues paying salaries to terrorist prisoners and allowances to families of so-called "Martyrs." (July 10, 2018)
The Australian reports on PMW findings about Palestinian anger over Australian cut to PA aid
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 AM

"Nabil Shaath — who advises PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas on foreign affairs and international relations — told a television station he had been 'angered greatly' by the decision, Palestinian Media Watch reported."
PA, PLO spokesmen reject Israel’s terror salaries law, salaries to prisoners, Martyrs’ families and wounded will continue
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 AM

“At a press conference dealing with the occupation’s decision to deduct the prisoners’ allowances (mukhassasat) from the tax money (see note below –Ed.) and the administrative prisoners’ strike, a number of [Palestinian] spokesmen emphasized the need to oppose the Israeli ‘law’ that violates all of the international agreements, and the need to support the administrative prisoners who are hunger striking. PLO Executive Committee member [and Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Front] Wasel Abu Yusuf said at the press conference that was held yesterday [July 8, 2018] in Ramallah at the initiative of the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs, the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, and the factions of national activity: ‘The leadership, led by [PA] President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, has emphasized its rejection of decisions that the Israeli government has made recently, and of the bills that the Israeli Parliament ratified regarding the deduction of amounts from our people’s money against what is paid to the families of the Martyrs (Shahids) and the prisoners.’
Abu Yusuf emphasized that they will continue to pay the allowances of the prisoners, the Martyrs’ families, and the wounded as usual, while pointing out the president’s statements at the Fatah Movement Central Council meeting yesterday (Sunday): ‘No one has the right to interfere in this matter; these are our Martyrs, our wounded, and our prisoners, and we will continue to pay them.’"
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PA TV congratulates daughter of a “heroic prisoner” who murdered an Israeli minister on passing her high school exams
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 7:00 AM

Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on the daughter of terrorist prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi – who participated in the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi – passing her high school matriculation exams

Official PA TV reporter: “Hope springs from out of the pain and hardships. We are in Beit Rima, and more precisely in the home of heroic prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi (i.e., terrorist, took part in murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi), who was sentenced to 99 years (sic., 1 life sentence). Today we have come to congratulate his daughter Janavana, who succeeded and excelled in the high school final exams. We will talk about all of the difficult conditions in the high school exams, and [how] she succeeded despite the difficult situation and her father being in prison… Congratulations on your success Janavana. Congratulations to the family, congratulations to prisoner Muhammad Al-Rimawi who was sentenced to 99 years. Allah willing we will come to the home when Muhammad is out of the occupation’s prisons. And this joy will be completed with his release and the release of all the prisoners from the Israeli occupation’s prisons.”

Muhammad Al-Rimawi – Palestinian terrorist who participated in the murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze'evi “Ghandi” on Oct. 17, 2001. Al-Riwami is serving a life sentence.
PA TV hits back at PMW: “An extremist Zionist NGO with teams that work around the clock… [and] runs propaganda campaigns against the Palestinian leadership”
Monday, July 9, 2018 7:00 AM

Official PA TV host: “They [PMW staff] even watch cooking programs on PA TV, and monitor everything that is published in the Palestinian newspapers. They are former intelligence officers in the occupation army who work at the Palestinian Media Watch center. This is an extremist Zionist NGO with team
PA TV hits back at PMW: “An extremist Zionist NGO with teams that work around the clock… [and] runs propaganda campaigns against the Palestinian leadership”
Monday, July 9, 2018 7:00 AM


Official PA TV program
Israeli Media in the Spotlight, commentary on PMW after showing interview on Israeli Channel 20 with PMW Director Itamar Marcus, PMW legal advisor Maurice Hirsch, and a PMW translator

Official PA TV host: “They [PMW staff] even watch cooking programs on PA TV, and monitor everything that is published in the Palestinian newspapers. They are former intelligence officers in the occupation army who work at the Palestinian Media Watch center. This is an extremist Zionist NGO with teams that work around the clock in order to monitor the Palestinian media outlets, and is located in occupied Jerusalem. In fact, this organization runs propaganda campaigns against the Palestinian leadership. The Zionist organization receives funding from bodies that are affiliated with the Israeli right. It defines itself as an Israeli research institute that broadly researches Palestinian society by monitoring and analyzing the Palestinian media outlets and school books. The following translated report [from Israeli TV] will show the work method of this organization, which strives to defame the Palestinians.”
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Israel portrayed as a shark in PA daily cartoon
Monday, July 9, 2018 7:00 AM

The cartoon shows a shark – with an Israeli flag on the side of its head and underneath it the word “Israel” written in Hebrew (with a typo) – sitting at the edge of the sea. The shark is drinking water through a straw from a fish bowl, while eying a small fish in the fishbowl that is looking back a
Israel portrayed as a shark in PA daily cartoon
Monday, July 9, 2018 7:00 AM


The cartoon shows a shark – with an Israeli flag on the side of its head and underneath it the word “Israel” written in Hebrew (with a typo) – sitting at the edge of the sea. The shark is drinking water through a straw from a fish bowl, while eying a small fish in the fishbowl that is looking back at it with an unhappy expression on its face. The fish’s body features the pattern of the keffiyeh (Arab headdress), symbolizing the Palestinians.
Spit on Australia, says Abbas’ advisor on Foreign Affairs
Monday, July 9, 2018 7:00 AM

Following Australia's decision to suspend direct funding to the Palestinian Authority because the PA pays salaries to terrorists and their families, a senior PA official and Abbas' advisor launched a verbal attack on Australia. (July 9, 2018)