Visual hate symbols and pictures have always played an important role in reinforcing the ideological messages the Palestinian Authority wants to send to its people. Images de-humanizing Jews – and promoting their murder, denying Israel’s existence and anticipating its demise, regularly appear in the PA controlled print and television media.
The following are examples from May 2005.
This dagger piercing the Star of David appeared for eight seconds on a PA TV program about refugees.
PA visuals continues to present a “Palestine” that anticipates Israel’s destruction, often together with a “key” signifying that they claim to be the rightful “owners” – possessors of the “key” – to all of of Israel. Lately, the visuals depict the “key” nearing Israel, approaching Israel reflecting the growing conviction that the military and diplomatic process are moving toward that end.Boys parading with giant keys.Text on keys: “We will definitely return”Al Hayat Al Jadida, May 16, 2005The de-humanized Jew plots the destruction of Arab holy sites.Al Hayat Al Jadida,May 9, 2005 The world is said to be under the boot of Israel Al Hayat Al Jadida, May 5, 2005 The Jew on top of a bleeding world, with the Arabs underneath. Al Hayat Al Jadida, May 14, 2005Jews are said to be orchestrating world events through violence. Bullet holes and blood make up the notes. Al Hayat Al Jadida, May 8, 2005