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How Palestinian media contributes to cycle of incitement

Young Palestinians are being influenced by misleading video clips aired on the PA's official TV network, presenting those who attack Israelis as victims.

The Shin Bet has released a report regarding the interrogation of Morad Adais, who was responsible for the attack in the Othniel settlement, where Dafna Meir was killed in front of her children. The interrogators learned that Adais had decided to stab Jews after watching Palestinian television. If there was ever any need for empirical evidence of the impact of the Palestinian media and the way that it encourages young Palestinians to follow in the footsteps of other "martyrs," this teenage Palestinian terrorist provided it.

Any amount of time watching the main Palestinian television networks leaves no room for doubt. All day every day, those stations broadcast edited video clips, incorporating audio and visual effects, dramatic music and enormous titles screaming out that the Zionists are murdering young Palestinians in cold blood. Some of them make an explicit call for vengeance.

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