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Mother Promotes Killing and Death- New PA TV Clip (PMW-PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH) By Itamar Marcus 10/03/02)Source: http://www.pmw.org.il PMW} PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH PMW} PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
While the PA sends out peace messages to the world through their English language spokespeople they continue to send messages of killing and death to their own people, this time coming from a mother.

In a new film clip on PA TV, five civilian [non- uniformed] gunmen, armed with automatic rifles, go off to fight Israelis. One of the gunmen is seen running towards Israeli fire until he attacks the Israelis with a hand grenade, after which, in slow motion, he is shot and falls dead to the ground.

When his body is brought to his mother she kisses him and raises her hand above her mouth and calls out the traditional Arab call of joy. Afterwards, she stoically hands the rifle to the next in line to continue the killing of Israelis.

The PA message to their people “Kill and be Killed” has never ceased.

It should be reiterated that the Palestinians have been both encouraging children to seek heroic death, as well as encouraging parents to express joy at having their children die in battle in Shahada [Death for Allah]. In a recent PMW bulletin we cited the "Farewell Letter" clip shown on PA TV last week in which a child writes to his parents: "Mother donīt cry over me, be joyous over my blood." This two clips compliment each other - one is from the childīs perspective - expressing the willingness to die; one is from the parentīs perspective - the joy over her childīs death as a Shahid. The two are indicative of the continued glorification of death as Shahids inherent to PA social ideology. (PMW.ORG.IL 10/03/02)


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