Palestinian Authority still anti American on Iraq

Posted in Israel / Palestine | 01-Aug-03 | Author: Itamar Marcus| Source: Palestinian Media Watch

The Palestinian Authority [PA] saw Saddam Hussein as one of its closest allies, sided openly with Iraq before and during the war, and encouraged Iraqis to kill American and British soldiers. Have a look at the PA music video broadcast during the battle for Baghdad.

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As reported by Itamar Marcus from Palestinian Media Watch.

Currently, the official PA media continues to publish anti American statements and political cartoons. The depiction [below] of the US as a shark-toothed octopus appeared on July 24, 2003 in the official daily, "Al Hayat Al Jadida", in response to the killing of Hussein’s two sons.

[Al Hayat Al-Jadida, July 24, 2003]

This week the PA’s largest daily, “Al Quds”, published the cartoon of the crucifixions of Iraq and “Palestine”. The PA often uses imagery comparing Palestinians to Jesus. To see Palestinian artist depiction of Jesus being arrested by Israeli soldiers on PA TV ...

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Text 1: "Brother from Iraq"
Text 2: "Relative from Palestine"
[Al-Quds, July 22, 2003]