The world tolerated this for years. Then it was because of President Trump that people started waking up to what was going on, when he cut US aid money to the “Palestinians” over their constant genocidal warmongering. Now Abbas is feeling the pressure as the Australian government and others have followed suit. But he is defiant. He will seek Jewish blood down to the day of his death.
“Abbas Vows to Use ‘Last Penny’ to Pay Palestinian Terrorists’ Salaries,” by Deborah Danan, Breitbart, July 25, 2018:
TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday vowed that his government will continue to pay salaries to terrorists and their families even if “we have only a penny left.”
“We will not accept a cut or cancellation of salaries to the families of martyrs and prisoners, as some are trying to bring about,” he told representatives of an advocacy group for Palestinian prisoners.
Around 35,000 families of Palestinians killed, wounded or serving sentences in Israeli prisons receive monthly remunerations of as much as $3,500. In 2018 the PA’s so-called “pay-for-slay” scheme amounted to approximately $330 million, which constitutes seven percent of the Palestinian Authority’s $5 billion budget.
“We view the prisoners and the martyrs as planets and stars in the skies of the Palestinian struggle, and they have priority in everything.”
He added that the prisoners advocacy movement was “paving the way for the independence of Palestine.”
Earlier this month, the Knesset passed a bill that allows the Israeli government to deduct the payments for terrorists’ salaries from taxes Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinians.
In response, Abbas’ spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said the move was a “declaration of war.”…
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