Palestinian TV broadcasts little girls calling Jews "barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs"
Congressional leaders say aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) should be tied to the PA's willingness to stamp out anti-Semitism
A recent broadcast on Palestinian Authority TV's Palestine This Morning programme has featured two little girls voicing extreme anti-Semitic remarks comparing Jews to monkeys and pigs.
According to watchdog organisation Palestiniian Media Watch (PMW), the broadcast went out on July 3, and the two children were sisters. Prompted by the presenter, the girls are shown taking it in turns to recite the words of a poem about struggle, violence and fearlessness over Jerusalem.
Jews are described variously as the "most evil among creations" as "barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs" and as "filth".
Congressional leaders in the United States have made it clear that aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) should be tied to the PA's willingness to cease incitement and to stamp out anti-Semitism.
Israeli officials frequently point to instances like the recent broadcast as evidence that Palestinian leaders are not preparing their society for a long term peace with Israel.
The full transcript (courtesy of PMW) of the remarks by the two girls reads:
Girl 1: “I do not fear the rifle because your throngs are in delusion and ignorant herds.
Jerusalem is my land, Jerusalem is my honor
Jerusalem is my days and my wildest dreams.
Oh, you who murdered Allah’s pious prophets (i.e., Jews in Islamic tradition)
Oh, you who were brought up on spilling blood
You have been condemned to humiliation and hardship.
Oh Sons of Zion, oh most evil among creations
Oh barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs
Girl 2: Jerusalem is not your den
Jerusalem opposes your throngs
Jerusalem vomits from within it your impurity
Because Jerusalem, you impure ones, is pious, immaculate
And Jerusalem, you who are filth, is clean and pure.
I do not fear barbarity.
As long as my heart is my Quran and my city
As long as I have my arm and my stones
As long as I am free and do not barter my cause
I will not fear your throngs
I will not fear the rifle.”
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