What the Guardian won’t report: Fatah FB page posts pic of mother placing suicide belt on her child

This is just grotesque.

Per Palestinian Media Watch:

The Facebook page for Fatah in Lebanon has posted this picture of a mother dressing her young son with a suicide belt. 

This picture was posted on the Fatah Facebook page together with an imaginary conversation between the son who is being sent to his death and the mother encouraging it. “Why me and not you?” the child innocently asks his mother, who answers that she will continue to have more children “for the sake of Palestine”:

Here’s PMW’s translation of the Arabic next to the photo:

“My mother dressed me in a strange belt (i.e., a suicide belt).

I asked her: ‘What is this, mother?’

She said: ‘I will put it on you and you will go to your death!’

I said to her: ‘Mother, what have I done that you want me to die?’

She shed a tear that hurt my heart and said: ‘The homeland needs you, son. Go and blow up the sons of Zion.’

I said to her: ‘Why me and not you?’

She said: ‘I will stay in order to give birth to more children for the sake of Palestine.’

I kissed her hand and said to her: ‘Keep it up, mother, for you and for Palestine I will kill the impure and the damned.’”

PMW notes that the Facebook page states that it is “the official page of Fatah’s Information and Culture Commission in Lebanon,” and is linked to from the official site of the Fatah Information and Culture Commission (

Our series of posts titled ‘What the Guardian won’t report’ is inspired by our belief that what the Guardian doesn’t report is often as damaging to the public’s understanding of Israel and Israelis as what they do report.  

You simply can’t truly understand the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict without basic facts about the injurious impact of Palestinian incitement, terror and antisemitism.


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    • Yes western media are biased against Israel. The so called palestinians and other muslims are morally sick. They are pedofiles because mohammed wa one, they love death cult and are so indoctrinated ´with the evil ideology called islam and refuse any criticism of islam. They are exactly like the nazis

    • “Fatah knows Harriet Sherwood wont say a word about this.”

      Ed, she wouldn’t even have a look at it. That which counters Harriet’s take on reality must be shunned at all costs. You wouldn’t want her to have a nervous breakdown, would you? (Would you?)

  1. This abomination indicates that Palestinian society is morally sick.

    But if the Guardian revealed the foaming hatred behind the Palestinian ‘resistance’ it would stop their campaign to discredit Israel dead in its tracks. If only Britain knew …

  2. Its not just Al-Guardian that is guilty of being selective of the facts when it comes to Israel the BBC seems to want to run Al-Guardian a close second in the dhimmitude/appeasement stakes And things like the allmost daily hamas/fatah rocket attacks on Israel rarely make it into much of the mainstream media

      • Kate doesn’t need reminding about Palestine. She doesn’t care that Israeli Jews have deadly enemies. In her mind, Palestinian children are cuddly.
        We can’t share her pernicious simple-mindedness, unfortunately.