PA Promotes Rock-Throwing to "Save the Al-Aqsa Mosque"

(Palestinian Media Watch) Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik - Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, the official Palestinian Authority daily, has encouraged Palestinians to continue throwing rocks at Israelis and to defend and save the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem. On Wednesday it published a cartoon encouraging children to throw rocks. Recently, PA Chairman Abbas hosted an event for a 12-year-old Palestinian boy who threw rocks at Israeli soldiers. Hafez Al-Barghouti, a columnist for the official PA daily, wrote on July 23, 2015, that rock-throwing "is permitted...since international law permits whoever is under occupation to resist through all possible means."

2015-09-17 00:00:00

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