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PA Child: "Daddy bought me a machine gun and a rifle" (PMW) Palestinian Media Watch) By Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook 02/28/06)Source: http://www.pmw.org.il/asx/PMW_kidPoem.asx PMW} PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH PMW} PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
Promoting violence and terror among children through video clips and other children´s programming has long been a prominent component of Palestinian Authority Television. This week a young girl was asked to recite a poem on PA TV. The poem is the recounting of a present received from daddy; "a machine gun and rifle."

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The text of the poem:

"Daddy brought me a present
A machine gun and a rifle
When I am big I will join the liberation army
The liberation army has taught us
How to liberate our homeland"
[PA TV, February 26, 2006]

Related videos from PMW archives

In a previous PA TV children´s program, preschoolers were taught the recommended response if a "little boy" were to cut down a tree - to "bring AK-47s and ... commit a massacre."

Click here to view this video

When three 15-year-olds were killed on a suicide mission PA honored them and their desire to be killed as shahids - martyrs for Allah. Click here to see this clip.

To see more previous broadcasts of terror and Shahada promotion on PA TV on the PMW website, click here and here.

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