Human Rights Watch claims Facebook wrongly censors Palestinian posts on ‘Israeli human rights abuses’ and its unfair designation of Hamas and PFLP as “dangerous organizations”, is a serious threat to free expression.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed on Friday that Facebook wrongfully removed content by Palestinian activists about Palestine and Israeli human rights violations during Operation Guardians of the Wall in May.
HRW, the New York-based NGO, also claimed that Facebook’s reliance on the United States’ Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) list for designating organizations as “dangerous” is a threat to free expression as it prohibits Palestinian leaders from using Facebook. Continue Reading »
Released for publication: Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it foiled the plans of an Iranian and Hezbollah run Palestinian terror cell, working under the guise of a PA humanitarian aid agency, to kidnap an IDF soldier in order to force the release of jailed Palestinian terrorists.
By Yoav Zitun
Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank, officials from the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday.
The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF prevented terror attacks planned for the West Bank, the officials said. Continue Reading »
REPORT: NGO Monitor found that the UN & World Health Organization facilitated millions of dollars of emergency COVID-19 funding from Canada, the EU, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the UK to Palestinian organizations with links to terrorism.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Millions of dollars of international funding for the Palestinians’ coronavirus emergency response, coordinated by the World Health Organization and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have gone to organizations with links to terrorism, a new report by NGO Monitor found.
The research institution focused on the funding of non-governmental organizations found that several of the groups funded by OCHA and the WHO are tied to the People’s Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), which is recognized as a terrorist organization in Israel, the EU, US and Canada, and had staff members arrested and indicted late last year for the murder of 17-year-old Israeli Rina Schnerb. Continue Reading »
Having already classified the PFLP as a Palestinian terrorist organization by the U.S. & E.U., Khaled Barakat, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has been deemed, ‘Persona non grata’ by Berlin.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
BERLIN – The German government has issued a four-year travel ban against a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who allegedly supports terrorism and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state.
The Palestinian journalist and alleged PFLP terrorist Khaled Barakat, who is based in Canada, said in a webinar in late March that the German authorities imposed a “four-year ban on me entering Germany” because “I support [the Palestinians’] right to resist Israel, call for the liberation of Palestine from river to sea… that I support the Palestinian organization and they name it the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).” Continue Reading »
Responsible for the murder of 17-year-old Israeli, Rina Shnerb earlier this year, Khalida Jarrar, a senior official in the terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was named by the Shin Bet as the head of a 50-strong terrorist cell based in territory governed by the PA.
By Elior Levi, Elisha Ben Kimon
For years now, the Israeli defense establishment has been following Khalida Jarrar, a senior official in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
Last week, she was named by the Shin Bet security service as the head of a large terror cell in the West Bank, responsible for, among other attacks, the murder of 17-year-old Rina Shnerb earlier this year. Continue Reading »
Having served 15 months after conviction for inciting violence and “promoting terrorist activities,” back in 2015, Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was released again, this time after having been held under administrative detention since July 2017.
By The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
The family of a Palestinian Authority lawmaker said Israeli authorities have released Khalida Jarrar after 20 months of holding her in detention without raising charges.
The lawmaker’s husband, Ghassan Jarrar, said she was freed on Thursday.
The 56-year-old Khalida Jarrar was held under administrative detention, an Israeli policy that permits holding people for months at a time without charges. Continue Reading »
No longer smiling, the 1969 terrorist attack by Odeh that killed two Hebrew University students cost her US citizenship, and deported as persona non grata from the United States.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A Palestinian woman who perpetrated a 1969 supermarket bombing and later immigrated to the United States had her citizenship revoked on Thursday and was sentenced to deportation to Jordan by a US federal court in Detroit.
Rasmea Odeh was convicted of immigration fraud as part of a plea deal by the same court in April with Thursday’s deportation sentence being mostly a last formal step before she is sent on her way. Continue Reading »
Despite being recognized terrorist organizations in the country is not enough to warrant police intervention when the two groups were recently involved in several events and demonstrations held in Berlin.
By Polina Garaev
German and Israeli politicians banded together on Monday to call for a crackdown on the activities of Hezbollah and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Germany.
Despite being recognized terrorist organizations in the country, the two groups were recently involved in several events and demonstrations held in Berlin, like June’s Al-Quds march.
In a letter sent to German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière, quoted by the German daily Tagesspiegel the cross-party collection of politicians demanded that these events be banned. Continue Reading »
Pointing out the obvious deception, Danny Danon, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN articulated, “These are lies and incitement from those who are paying terrorists to kill innocent Israelis.”
By DANIELLE ZIRI
NEW YORK – “Hamas and the PFLP are not terrorist organizations,” Saeb Erekat, secretary- general of the PLO, said on Thursday at the “UN Forum Marking 50 Years of Occupation.”
Erekat made the comment in response to a question from The Jerusalem Post regarding recent Israeli allegations that some of the organizations participating in the event were linked to the two groups.
Earlier during the forum, he called Hamas a “Palestinian political party.” Continue Reading »
Israel’s Int’l Legal Forum produces evidence exposing the east Jerusalem-based Committee of Agricultural Work of diverting millions of dollars in foreign donations to the terrorist group, PFLP.
By Yair Altman
Israeli authorities are investigating possible donor fraud by an Arab association which allegedly posed as a nonprofit group while funding a Palestinian terrorist organization.
A Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) rally in Gaza [Archive] – Photo: AP
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The Registrar of Associations in Israel is reportedly pursuing the liquidation of the east Jerusalem-based “Lajnat al-Amal al-Zarai,” or the Committee of Agricultural Work, for allegedly funneling millions of dollars to the Gaza Strip-based Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the Mossad, with Saudi Arabia’s collaboration, successfully assassinated PFLP fugitive inside the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria, and “the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger.”
By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff
Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday accused Israel and its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad, of killing fugitive terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed in the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria in late February.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses a crowd via video on Sunday – Photo: AFP
“The Mossad assassinated him and the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger,” Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast via video link by Al-Manar, the Hezbollah-affiliated satellite television station. Continue Reading »
Omar Nayef Zayed, convicted in Israel of murdering student Eliyahu Amadi in 1986, escape prison & fled to Bulgaria, was found gravely wounded in the garden of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia, before dying of his wounds.
By Elior Levy, Itamar Eichner
Wanted terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed was found dead at the Palestinian embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported on Friday morning.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Zayed, 51, was convicted along with two others of the murder of yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi at Jerusalem’s Old City in 1986, when he was 22 years old. Continue Reading »
Khalida Jarrar, member of the illegal terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), has been sentenced on a series of charges, including encouraging violent attacks against Israelis.
A prominent Palestinian lawmaker has been jailed for 15 months by an Israeli military court, the military confirmed on Monday.
Khalida Jarrar – Photo: AFP
Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and a well-known political figure, was sentenced on Sunday at the Ofer military court near the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
She had been arrested in April on a series of charges, including encouraging attacks against Israel and violating a travel ban. Continue Reading »
Radical terrorist group plans to increase their protests, accusing UNRWA of ‘extorting Palestinians, pressuring them to accept political solutions aimed at ending the refugee problem.’
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Palestinians on Sunday stepped up their protests against UNRWA’s threats to halt its services due to a severe financial crisis facing the international agency.
Palestinian policemen loyal to Hamas guard outside the UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City. – Photo: REUTERS
The protesters are particularly concerned about UNRWA’s threats to delay the opening of the new academic year in its schools in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and neighboring Arab countries. Continue Reading »
New evidence presented to Israeli judge forces cancel release of PFLP MP, as a security risk; she’s accused of inciting the abductions of IDF soldiers.
By Ari Yashar
Khalida Jarrar, an MP on the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) who was arrested for terrorism charges, and had been ordered to be released two weeks ago, will remain in jail. Based on new evidence, a military court judge has canceled her release as the case against her continues.
The Arab NGO Addameer told the Palestinian Arab Ma’an News Agency on Tuesday that last Thursday the judge reversed the ruling, recognizing the MP as a security risk based on evidence that was not publicly released due to its sensitive nature. Continue Reading »