@palwatch - Palestinian Media Watch

@palwatch - Palestinian Media Watch

The PA libel lives on: "Israel poisoned Arafat" - and the US helped
Friday, November 17, 2017 8:00 AM

PA TV: "Israel... assassinated and murdered President Yasser Arafat... when it reached him and poisoned him" (Nov. 17th, 2017)
Fatah official Abbas Zaki promises continued violence:
Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:00 AM

"The weapons of the resistance are pure... Whoever harms the weapons is not a patriot... [but is treated] as a traitor... Let these weapons multiply" (Nov. 16, 2017)
Is Belgium misleading the international community, continuing to support PA schools?
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:00 AM

After announcing that it would put construction of Palestinian schools on hold, Belgium seemingly reversed its decision and participated in a school inauguration. (Nov. 15, 2017)
Fatah's narrative: Israel is a "monster" killing Palestinian "rebels"
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:00 AM

Fatah promised continued violence and many more terrorists, stating that for every "rebel" killed by "the monster" Israel a thousand more will appear. (Nov. 14, 2017)
Fatah official: Israel has a "fascist governmental plan, typical of Nazism"
Monday, November 13, 2017 8:00 AM

Jibril Rajoub launched an unfounded attack against the Israeli Football Association (Nov. 13, 2017)
PMW extends condolences
Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:00 AM

PMW staff extend their deepest sympathies to PMW director Itamar Marcus and his family on the passing of his father.
PA TV spreads libel: Israel poisoned Arafat and should stand trial
Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:00 AM

Official PA TV host: “Of course we will not forget that all these years an open issue has remained regarding the murder of late Martyr [Yasser Arafat]. Naturally all the signs show that Israel is the one that assassinated and murdered [PA] President Yasser Arafat in some way, when it reached him and
Fatah official: “The weapons of the resistance are pure"
Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 AM

Fatah official: “The weapons of the resistance are pure… Whoever harms the weapons is not a patriot” but “a traitor” “Let these weapons multiply”Alam, local Hebron radio station, Nov. 9, 2017Alam radio host In Israel, everyone is always asking: “What will happen with the weapons of the resistanc
Palestinian children commit terror attacks to enhance their status in society
Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 AM

The representative of a Palestinian NGO explained that Palestinian children commit terror attacks to enhance their social status. (Nov. 9, 2017)
Fatah Facebook: Blood of terrorist who murdered Israeli "will not be in vain" as "the ground [will] sprout a thousand others"
Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 AM


Posted text:
“The 17th anniversary of the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of Martyr commander Hussein Abayat (i.e., terrorist, involved in numerous attacks including murder of 1)
When the men cried over the passing of the one who fired the first bullet of the Al-Aqsa Intifada (i.e., PA terror campaign 2000-2005) in the first assassination operation that was carried out by the Israeli planes of hatred (sic., Abayat was killed by an Israeli army helicopter)…
Martyr Hussein’s blood and the blood of all the Martyrs who today are writing the lines of the future history will not be in vain
When the monster kills one rebel, the ground sprouts a thousand others
O pride of the wound, if we die, the graves will fight.”
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Hussein Abayat - Commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades in the West Bank. He was involved in shooting attacks against civilians and military in the Bethlehem area, including the murder of Sgt. Max Hazan and the injuring of border policeman Shimon Ohana. Abayat was killed in November 2000 when he was hit by a rocket fired by an Israeli Army helicopter.
Fatah glorifies the second Intifada, promises more terror
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 8:00 AM

PMW has documented numerous times that Fatah continues to promote violence and refuses to lay down its weapons. (Nov. 7, 2017)
Theresa May depicted as pig, in Fatah cartoon
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:00 AM

Cartoons demonize the British Prime Minister for commemmerating the Balfour Declaration. (Nov. 6, 2017)
Fatah FB posts girl’s drawing of Hamas head and Arafat together with rifles
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:00 AM


Image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a drawing made by a Palestinian girl, Nedaa Abu Rawaa (name in upper right corner.) The drawing shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat on the left and Hamas founder and former head Ahmed Yassin on the right. Between them at the top is a picture of the Dome of the Rock with clasped arms above it, a rifle behind it, and a handshake below it between a green hand representing Hamas and a yellow hand representing Fatah - referring to the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation. To the left and right of the hands is written "Palestine." Behind all of this is a sun in the colors of the Palestinian flag. At the bottom are two crossed rifles with "Palestine" written between them, and below them is a handshake - also between green and yellow hands, referring to the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation.

Ahmed Yassin - Founder and former head of the terrorist organization Hamas. The Hamas movement is responsible for numerous terror attacks and the deaths of hundreds of Israeli civilians.
Image on Palestinian Football Association’s Facebook page depicts map of “Palestine” erasing Israel
Monday, November 6, 2017 8:00 AM


Image and text posted on the Facebook page of the Palestinian Football Association

Posted text: “The ticket distribution points for the match between the Fida’i (i.e., self-sacrificing fighter, refers to the Palestinian national team) and the Maldives national team as part of the fifth round of the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers
#Palestine_Maldives

The right side of the image shows the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. Four locations are marked and labelled on the map: the Arab American University stadium in Jenin, the northern Palestinian Football Association (PFA) headquarters in Nablus, the central PFA headquarters in Al-Ram, and the southern PFA headquarters in Hebron.
To the left of the map appear the logos of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 and the PFA, along with information about the match.
Text in red box on image: “The ticket distribution points for the match between the Fida’i and the Maldives as part of the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers.”
“There was nothing called a Palestinian people” in 1917, says Palestinian historian
Sunday, November 5, 2017 7:00 AM

Although PA Chairman Abbas revises history by claiming Palestinains are "a proud nation with a rich heritage of ancient civilisations," a historian on PA TV stated that "Palestine's political borders as we know them today did not exist" in 1917. (Nov. 5, 2017)