PMW Bulletin: Palestinians Claim all of Israel as Palestine- even in street names (PMW-PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH) By Itamar Marcus 03/20/02)
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One of the most fundamental aspects of Palestinian ideology, is that
Israel is said to be "occupied Palestine". In a new step designed to
this consciousness to their population numerous streets in the Gaza
were renamed - giving them the names of Israeli cities inside the
Line, cities that have been part of Israel since its establishment,
including the Israeli cities: Safed, Haifa, Beth She´an, Lod, Ramle,
Nazareth, Acco, Jaffa, Beer Sheba.
The following is the report in the official PA daily:
Khan Yuness Names Streets after Martyrs and for Cities Across the
By Takhsin Al-Astal
"Khan Yuness: The Khan Yuness municipality renamed several streets
roads both in the city and refugee camp yesterday, for Martyrs and
inside the Green Line. This, to commemorate the Martyrs and to
the bond between the cities and villages of Palestine, and to
refugees´ Right of Return. In a published policy statement, the
Municipality of Khan Yuness announced that it would notify the public
changes by means of the electric bills.
"49th Street will be called Safed Road, 41st Street will be called
[Road]. Al Katiba Road. will be called Beth She´an Road. the
road of the Al Ammal neighborhood will be called Lod Road, and the old
Alhaala Street will be called Ramle Road. Al-Kidra Street will be
Nazareth Road and Al-Rantisi Street will be called Acco [Road].
Street will be called Jaffa Road, while Al Askan Street will be
"The municipality calls upon the residents to assimilate the new
names, and to incorporate them in their daily usage."
[PA official daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, March 20, 2002](PMW.ORG.IL
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