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Jihad Watch Breaks International News Story About Gaza’s Anti-Christmas Government Memo

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On December 19, 2020, Jihad Watch published a story by Samir A. Zedan entitled “Gaza: Internal Hamas government memo calls for ‘activities to reduce interaction with Christmas.’” In it, Zedan broke the story in English of the existence of “a letter (which was made public on social media and other Palestinian websites) that was sent to the government of Hamas in Gaza regarding the upcoming celebrations of Christmas. The letter, entitled ‘Activities to reduce interaction with Christmas during the next two weeks,’ was sent by the Director-General of the General Administration of Preaching and Counseling of the Palestinian Endowment Ministry in Gaza.”

Jihad Watch was the first with this story about Gaza’s Hamas government attempting to limit Christmas celebrations. The international media followed only days later. The Reuters story, “Leaked Hamas Christmas memo causes Christian dismay in Gaza,” was only published on December 23, four days after the Jihad Watch article. Most media outlets simply republished the Reuters story. Times of Israel had a story of its own about it on Christmas Day, December 25.

As the story went all over the world, no media outlets, of course, credited Samir A. Zedan or Jihad Watch. As far as they’re concerned, Jihad Watch is in the forbidden zone, on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Index of Forbidden Websites. But that doesn’t stop them for checking in on it for the real news, as opposed to all the propaganda, cant and lies they regularly pump out. As you should as well.

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