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Fatah official supports Intifada: "There must be an escalating popular resistance in the field to support the political activity of the leadership"
Official PA TV program The State of Politics, on the need to escalate the popular uprising until it becomes Intifada Fatah Central Committee Member Jamal Muhaisen is asked about Palestinian activity required to support future efforts. Fatah Central Committee Member Jamal Muhaisen: “I repeat: The...”
May 26, 2016
Fatah announces to Palestinian prisoners that “resistance in its various forms is a legitimate right”
The terms “resistance in its various forms” and “all means” are often used by PA leaders to refer to events that include violence and deadly terror against Israeli civilians such as rock-throwing, stabbings and even shootings. “Fatah Movement prisoners in the desert Ketziot Prison (i.e.,...”
May 14, 2016
PLO official reaffirms Palestinian commitment to "struggle in all its forms;" currently, Abbas has declared "peaceful popular resistance"
Official PA TV program To Palestine, hosting Secretary-General of the Palestinian Arab Front and PLO Executive Committee member Jamil Shehadeh Jamil Shehadeh: “The message needs to be clear to the occupation: The Palestinian people is determined to continue the struggle in all its forms until the...”
Apr 18, 2016
Fatah official: Fatah "has not renounced any type of resistance, but rather combines them"
Headline: “Dr. Amal Hamad – Our prisoners will remain a true symbol in the battle of resolve and challenge” “In her speech, Fatah Central committee member Dr. Amal Hamad saluted the members of the great Fatah and the male and female prisoners in the occupation’s prisons, the heroes of freedom,...”
Apr 13, 2016
At Fatah rally in Lebanon commemorating terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, Fatah officials support stabbing and run-over attacks
Headline: “Mass rally to mark the glorious Al-Karameh battle and the Martyr Dalal Mughrabi operation” “In commemoration of the glorious Al-Karameh battle and the Martyr (Shahida) Dalal Mughrabi operation (i.e., terror attack, 37 murdered) and as a sign of adherence to the land on Land Day and...”
Apr 1, 2016
Fatah praises those carrying out "car rammings" and "stabbings" as having "boldness" and "courage"
Headline: “Wattan publishes a worksheet for the members of the Fatah Revolutionary Council regarding the revolution and the popular resistance, and the internal situation” “The [independent Palestinian] Wattan news agency has obtained a worksheet from members of the Fatah Revolutionary Council...”
Mar 31, 2016
Official PA daily claims terrorist stabber executed by Israel for no reason, and at his funeral, PA official and Fatah rep. both stressed “adherence to the peaceful struggle”
Headline: “Jenin bids Martyr Samer Al-Sirisi farewell” “Crowds in Jenin accompanied the body of Martyr (Shahid) Samer Al-Sirisi to burial after the occupation authorities handed over the body to his family two days ago [Dec. 27, 2015]. Al-Sirisi died as a Martyr near the Tapuach checkpoint south of...”
Mar 29, 2016
Fatah official to British delegation: Keep pressuring Israel, or there will be violence
Headline: “Shaath calls on Sweden to fulfill a role in the French initiative” “Fatah Central Committee member and Fatah Commissioner of International Relations Nabil Shaath… stated: ‘Today, the international community’s wish to establish peace must be accompanied by aid to the Palestinian people...”
Mar 16, 2016
Op-ed in PA daily responds to Israeli criticism of international aid for terrorists: The world owes the Palestinians money for enabling Israel’s establishment, majority of aid money goes to PA salaries
Headline: “Hotovely and the baseless questions” Op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, columnist for official PA daily “Israeli Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely published an article last week in the American Wall Street Journal, titled ‘Where Does All That Aid for Palestinians Go.’ [Israeli...”
Feb 3, 2016
Day after murder of Israeli mother of 6, Abbas: “We are against spilling of blood… our resistance will remain peaceful”
The day after 15-year-old Palestinian terrorist Morad Adais stabbed 38-year-old Israeli Dafna Meir to death in her home in the town of Otniel, south of Hebron, in front of her children, Abbas maintained that the Palestinian "resistance" is “peaceful,” thus denying the many shooting and stabbing...
Jan 18, 2016
Abbas advisor calls stabbings and shootings "non-violent resistance:" "We adhere to non-violent resistance. However… we have the right to defend ourselves and fight"
Excerpt from Al-Quds (Palestinian Fatah newspaper in Lebanon -Ed.) interview with [Advisor to PA Chairman Abbas on NGOs and] Fatah Central Committee member Sultan Abu Al-Einein Q: "Do you have any final words for our people carrying out intifada in Palestine?" A: "Blessings to all of our Martyrs,..."
Jan 16, 2016
Fatah: “Popular intifada against the occupation and its settlers must be escalated and spread everywhere”
Headline: “Ramallah and El-Bireh branch discusses several topics” “Fatah’s Ramallah branch held its weekly meeting yesterday [Jan. 11, 2016] evening, and discussed several topics related to the Palestinian cause, political developments, developments in the field, and the internal organizational...”
Jan 12, 2016
Fatah spokesman: Abbas is leading the “popular uprising”
Headline: “Fatah: The president [Abbas] strives to stop the suffering of our people in Gaza” “Fatah Spokesman Fayez Abu Aita… emphasized in a press statement published by the [Fatah] Information and Culture Commission today [Jan. 7, 2016], Thursday … that it is necessary to take into account the...”
Jan 7, 2016
Fatah official: Netanyahu is “a Fascist and represents the new Nazism”
Deputy Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, Jibril Rajoub: "I say to the Israelis first of all: You sons of bitches, we will not accept less than a Palestinian state. We are the owners of the land, and we are the residents of the land and you are strangers in the land... Our relations with..."
Jan 6, 2016
Fatah youth movement calls on Palestinians to support and escalate the intifada, demands PLO rescind recognition of Israel
Images and text posted on the official Facebook page of the Fatah Movement on Jan. 2, 2016 Text: "The Fatah [youth movement] Shabiba leadership in Palestine made an announcement on the 51st anniversary of the outbreak of the modern Palestinian revolution led by the Fatah movement… Fatah Shabiba..."
Jan 2, 2016
PA district governor emphasizes “the absolute support of the Fatah movement for our Palestinian people’s uprising, and its right to use every means of resistance”
Headline: “Qalqilya marked the 51stanniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution and the Fatah Launch (Intilaqa)” “Crowds in Qalqilya marked the 51st anniversary of the outbreak of the Palestinian revolution with a mass procession and carnival, in which all sectors participated. Fatah...”
Jan 1, 2016
Fatah official: Fatah found “the appropriate method of struggle for each stage” and “turned to armed struggle at the appropriate time”
Headline: “Tirawi: Fatah continues to invent new methods to restore our people’s rights” “Fatah Central Committee member [and former head of the PA General Intelligence] Tawfiq Tirawi, said that Fatah has used all methods of struggle to restore our people’s rights. In an interview with Radio...”
Dec 31, 2015
Fatah leader: Allah loves young Palestinians who stab Israelis. It is “peaceful resistance”
Member of Fatah Central Committee, Abbas Zaki: “This is a year of challenge. We must challenge [the occupation] without fear... or by the sacrifices being made now by our young people, with rocks and knives, through which Palestinians have once again imposed a new parameter in the equation of the...”
Dec 29, 2015
Fatah spokesman: Terror attack in Jerusalem is “natural response” to Israeli “crimes against the Palestinian people and the Islamic and Christian holy sites”
Headline: “Alayan: The operation in Jerusalem is a natural response to the occupation’s acts” “[Official] Fatah Spokesman in occupied Jerusalem Raafat Alayan stated that the Jerusalem operation (i.e., terror attack) carried out by the Martyrs (Shahids) Anan Abu Habseh and Issa Assaf from the...”
Dec 24, 2015
PA government legitimizes terror attacks: Palestinians have “legal right” to fight Israel “by every possible means of struggle”
Headline: “The [PA] government: Our people is exercising its legal right to end the occupation” “The [PA] government emphasized the Palestinian people’s right to carry out a national liberation struggle and protect itself by legitimate means from the occupation, the despicable violations of human...”
Dec 16, 2015
Speakers at PA university forum says the "intifada" should be directed by the political leadership so it can be used for political benefit
Headline: “Al-Istiqlal University held a political forum on the implications of the intifada” “The Al-Istiqlal center for strategic research at Al-Istiqlal University held a political forum yesterday [Dec. 8, 2015] titled ‘Implications of the Palestinian Intifada, two months after its outbreak, in...”
Dec 9, 2015
Abbas’ representative in Moscow: Terror wave is “peaceful uprising”
Headline: “Moscow: Marking the international day of solidarity with our people” “The Palestinian embassy in Moscow marked the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people with a large ceremony in the heart of the Russian capital, Moscow, with the participation of the Russian Foreign...”
Dec 2, 2015
PA daily op-ed opposes encouraging children to carry out stabbing attacks and opposes praising death
Op-ed by Hafez Al-Barghouti, regular columnist for Al-Hayat Al-Jadida Headline: “In order to protect childhood” “Moreover, we should note that after the events of September [9, 2011] in New York, [then Israeli Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon copied the term ‘terror’ used to refer to those attacks,...”
Nov 24, 2015
PA daily accuses Netanyahu of taking advantage of Paris terror attacks for his own agenda, implies that he knew about them in advance
Headline: “Netanyahu, the dance on French blood…” “The blood of the victims of the terror attacks in Paris was barely dry when the prime minister of the entity’s [Israel’s] government was one of the first to go to the media with his pathetic statements. [These statements] prove that he [acted like]...”
Nov 22, 2015