Authority TV continues to teach children that all of Israel
is "occupied Palestine."
On the latest episode
of The Best Home, a PA TV program for
young children, the host says that
Israeli Arab children living in the Israeli cities Lod, Nazareth and
Be´er Sheva are living under
occupation. She addresses Israeli Arab viewers: "Dear children... we
always remain in contact with you, because you have the right, and
is certainly yours too, just as it belongs to every Palestinian
you are part of occupied Palestine."
The host repeatedly avoids using the name "Israel"
on the program, referring to the land of the State of Israel
"the occupied territories," "the 1948 territories" or "occupied
Watch has repeatedly documented the Palestinian Authority policy of depicting a world
in which Israel does not exist.
to view this excerpt from the PA TV program.
The following is the
transcript from the TV program:
Host addressing Israeli Arab
"Soon, if it works out, we will be among you
[Israeli Arabs] in the 1948 territories [PA euphemism for Israel] -
the occupied territories...
Our friends from the 1948
territories - the occupied territories - they write wanting us to
[broadcast] there with them. Many of them have come here, Bissu [name
of co-host, in cat costume], trying to be friends [of the program]
and they are truly dear friends and regular [viewers]...
are also [children] from Lod [Israeli city] and also Ahmad from
Nazareth [Israeli city] and there are so many. There´s Adnan from
Be´er Sheva [Israeli city]. Dear children [Israeli Arabs]: we will
definitely always remain in contact with you, because you have the
right, and this program is definitely yours too, just as it belongs
to every Palestinian child, since you are part of occupied
[PA TV (Fatah),
Feb. 26, 2010]