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Pay for Slay
January 5, 2021
Esther Horgen’s killer can count on Abbas
In the warped world of Palestinian terrorists, having a friend die of an illness in an Israeli jail is sufficient cause to slaughter an innocent woman jogging through the forest near her home.
Palestinian Authority set to pay lump sum to terrorists before new year
December 30, 2020
Ramallah is making a last-ditch effort to circumvent Israeli legislation, slated to go into effect on Dec. 31, which makes Palestinian banks criminally liable for processing “pay for slay” stipends.
Jewish groups react to passage of Middle East Partnership for Peace Act
December 22, 2020
The ZOA claimed it will circumvent the Taylor Force Act, passed in 2018 to halt almost all U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority due to its program of rewarding terrorists and their families.
Canadian court takes stand against Palestinian ‘pay-for-slay’ policy
Ariel Kahana and Shachar Klein
December 18, 2020
“The Federal Court has struck a massive blow against Palestinian terrorism and in favor of its victims,” said CEO of B’nai Brith Canada Michael Mostyn.
Israel transfers Palestinian Authority $1.14 billion in tax revenues
December 3, 2020
The P.A. in June had refused to accept the revenues as part of its threat to halt all cooperation with the Jewish state over Jerusalem’s plan at the time to extend Israeli law to parts of Judea and Samaria.
Stephen M. Flatow
November 30, 2020
Will Biden tolerate ‘pay for slay?’
Through whatever financial or other pressure is available, we need to force the Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists, stop naming schools and streets after terrorists, and stop using their media to portray terrorists as heroes.
Palestinian official says salaries for terrorists will continue; gives opposite message to US media
November 23, 2020
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr tells U.S. media that the Palestinian Authority is changing its “pay for slay” policy after conveying the opposite message in Arabic.
Palestinian Media Watch
Lt. Col. (res) Maurice Hirsch
November 19, 2020
Lies, damn lies and Palestinian Authority’s ‘pay for slay’ policy
While the P.A. may hope to deceive the uninformed, the truth is incontrovertible: For the P.A., rewarding terrorists is not about social welfare, but about incentivizing and rewarding terror and murder.
Gottheimer announces bipartisan resolution against Palestinian ‘pay to slay’ policy
September 23, 2020
The “Resolution to Stop Rewarding Terrorists” is co-sponsored by Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.).
Congressman urges Trump administration to sever ties with Palestinian Authority
August 13, 2020
“By rewarding terrorists, the Palestinians are placing bloodshed ahead of peace,” says Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.).
Congressman calls on Trump to add Palestinian leader to terrorist list
July 30, 2020
“The Palestinian leadership has continued to pay the terror rewards to terrorists, spending hundreds of millions of dollars every year to these monsters and their families," wrote Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.).
Tel Aviv court rules that Israel can seize PA ‘pay for slay’ stipends
Ariel Kahana and Lilach Shoval
July 27, 2020
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz lauds the ruling, says he plans to promote future moves that “block the transfer of funds to terrorists and terrorist organizations.”
Ari Fuld’s murderer sentenced to life in prison
July 22, 2020
The Judea Military Court orders Khalil Jabarin to pay the Fuld family $368,125 in damages—“less than a quarter” of what the Palestinian Authority will pay Jabarin, according to the Fuld family’s attorney.
Stephen M. Flatow
July 13, 2020
Return to rewarding terrorism?
The Democrat-controlled House Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs officially adopted an amendment to send $250 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority, despite an ongoing pay-to-slay Israelis policy.
‘The terrorists you free today will return to murdering Jews’
June 23, 2020
With rumors swirling that Israel is preparing to free more Palestinian terrorists to secure the release of captives being held in Gaza, bereaved families are organizing against a policy they say only leads to more casualties.