PA daily demonizes Israel as
"a country whose aim
is destruction and ruin of humanity"
by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
The PA continues to demonize and incite hatred of Israel. An article in the official PA daily described Israel this way:
Israel is a country -
"whose aim is destruction and ruin of humanity"
"which disseminates destruction, ruin and weapons in the world"
"which acts to kill nations, to threaten them and to occupy their land"
"which acts to disseminate the culture of hatred and racism among human beings"
This article appeared in the sports section of the official PA daily in an article about Qatar being chosen as host of World Cup in 2022. Israel was presented as the example of evil in the world in contrast to Qatar's excellence.
The article also denied the legitimacy of Israel's existence when it labeled the Israeli Carmel Mountains "the occupied Palestinian Carmel Mountains."
The following is an excerpt of the article in the sports section of Al-Hayat Al-Jadida following Qatar's selection to host the 2022 World Cup:
Headline: "Great Qatar and small Israel"
"That night [of the announcement concerning Qatar] we followed the news. The most prominent items on the news broadcasts were the selection of Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, and the fire that broke out in the occupied Palestinian Carmel Mountains. The Arabs and Qataris are celebrating this great human achievement, for which Qatar has been preparing itself for years. It was the result of tremendous efforts which [our] sister, Qatar, has invested.
In contrast, we followed the developments concerning the fire. Israel, which used to pride itself on - and still boasts of - its power, is crumbling in the face of the fire. A state of fear and confusion is washing over the Israeli street, and loud voices at the top of the Zionist government are calling to the world to intervene in extinguishing the fire. Israel - whose preparations for destruction and war we hear about daily - is now unable to protect nature, which belongs to [all] mankind. This is a natural outcome for a country whose aim is destruction and ruin of humanity.
That is the difference between a country (Qatar) that strives for progress and for human development, and a country (Israel) which disseminates destruction, ruin and weapons in the world; between a country which acts to build a human generation, and a country which acts to kill nations, to threaten them and to occupy their land; between a country which acts to disseminate the culture of love and peace, and a country which acts to disseminate the culture of hatred and racism among human beings."
[Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 8, 2010]