(October 9, 2018 / Palestinian Media Watch)
An op-ed in the official Palestinian Authority daily identifies Palestinian Media Watch as the organization exposing the P.A.’s messaging, and asks PMW to deliver a message to Israel’s Minister for Public Security Gilad Erdan.
The op-ed by football coach and journalist Abd Al-Fattah Arar goes on to condemn and threaten Erdan for urging the International Olympic Committee to ban the chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee Jibril Rajoub. The writer opens by asking PMW to deliver his message to Erdan:
The message to the minister and possibly all of Israel contains a threat and a warning.
This verse from the Koran that the writer chose to quote is part of Sura 17 that talks about the “Children of Israel,” and their various punishments for their “sins.” The verse following the warning quoted in the op-ed promises “Hell for the disbelievers” (bold below):