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PA TV Encourages Violence Against 'Enemy' Christians and Jews

New video shows that PA is continuing to air programs that encourage children to hate Jews and Christians.
By Elad Benari
First Publish: 5/24/2012, 5:14 AM

Mahmoud Abbas
Mahmoud Abbas
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A new video exposed by the Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) research institute shows that the Palestinian Authority is continuing to air television programs which teach children to hate Jews and Christians.

In the latest incident, a young girl was asked to recite a poem during a PA TV children's program. This poem, according to the host of the show, teaches children “responsibility and belonging.”

The messages of “responsibility and belonging” in the poem include insulting Christians and Jews, referring to them as “the enemies of destiny” and encouraging violence against them.

PMW translated the clip and posted it on its website. The organization constantly monitors the PA-based media and translates sections of it which more often than not reveal what the PA – often touted as a “partner for peace” with Israel – really thinks about Israel and Jews.

The following is the transcript of the poem as recited by the girl on the program:

“... The occupier stole my land and my grandfathers' land...
Where is your sword, Khaled (Arab warrior)?
Where is your courage, Saladin (Muslim conqueror)?
But no one answered me.
Where is my weapon? I found it - a stone. I took it and threw it at the enemies of destiny. I taught the world that the Muslim in the name of Allah cannot be defeated...
They challenge us with the White House, and we challenge them with the [Islamic] awakening and the Kaaba [in Mecca]. They aren't stronger than Khosrau and Caesar (rulers of Persian and Byzantine Empires).
They [Christians and Jews] are inferior and smaller, more cowardly and despised. They are remnants of the [Christian] crusaders and Khaibar (i.e., Jewish village destroyed by Muslims in 629)...
Oh Muslims of the world: Awaken, you have slept too long.
Your fathers and your sons are being massacred, your Al-Aqsa [Mosque] is defiled and destroyed.”

PMW recently exposed that a PA TV children's program featured a child reciting a poem promoting Pan-Arabism. The poem, by an Egyptian writer, included the words “Our enemy, Zion, is Satan with a tail.”

The children’s program, entitled “The Best Home”, aired on April 7 on a PA television station run by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement. 

PMW Director Itamar Marcus told Arutz Sheva on Wednesday that the PA is continuing to present female terrorist mastermind Dalal Mughrabi as a role model.

Dalal Mughrabi led a group of terrorists who in 1978 sailed from Lebanon to Israel to carry out a terror attack in which 37 Israeli civilians were killed. It was the deadliest terror attack in Israel’s history.