Saturday, June 09, 2007


Today's Australian tells how both Fatah and Hamas are using religious propaganda to target Palestinian children. Rebecca Weisser reports in Israeli watchdog finds alarming level of indoctrination in Palestine on the work of Itamar Marcus who monitors Palestinian Arabic language media and who has discovered that both groups are virtually indistinguishable.

"People assume that there is a real difference between Hamas and Fatah. There is no difference except that Hamas says the same thing in English and Arabic whereas Fatah speaks the language of compromise in English and the language of Hamas in Arabic."

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