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PLO, Fatah Criticize statements by US Presidential Nominee [Newt Gingrich]

RAMALLAH, December 10, 2011 (WAFA) –The PLO and Fatah strongly criticized on Saturday statements made by US Republican Party presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich, in which he said the Palestinian people were “invented.” Gingrich, speaking on The Jewish Channel, a US cable station said “I think we have had an invented Palestinian people who are in fact Arabs.”

He said Hamas and the Palestinian Authority “represent an enormous desire to destroy Israel.” He criticized President Mahmoud Abbas for not recognizing Israel as a Jewish state.

Reacting to Gingrich statements, member of the PLO Executive Committee Hanan Ashrawi told Voice of Palestine radio the Gingrich “lost touch with reality.” She said his statements show “ignorance and bigotry,” and “a cheap way to win pro-Israel vote.”

Fatah’s Revolutionary Council member Dimitri Diliani described Gingrich’s remarks as “reflective of the ignorant, provocative and racist nature of Mr. Gingrich.”


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"dont exist" is the propaganda of genocide

Newt is such a disgrace. All his posititons are bought-and-paid for... and its really obvious whenn he spreads this type of propaganda.

His health care positions
His housing agenda
His foreign policy

All for sale and probably everything else

thank you for posting


When are we going to stop

When are we going to stop tolerating anti Arab anti Semitism? Ron Paul is the only person on that stage with any wisdom or sense of fairness about the Israeli/ Palestinan conflict.