Skip to comments.Financial Crisis? Palestinian Authority Continues to Pay Jailed Terrorists
Posted on 04/07/2013 1:30:21 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The Palestinian Authority, despite complaining constantly that it is suffering from a severe financial crisis, is continuing to provide monthly payments to terrorists serving time in Israeli prisons, the Makor Rishon newspaper reported Friday. This is not the first time that the enormous salaries the PA pays terrorists have been exposed.
According to Fridays report, which was based on data collected by the research department of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, at least 4% of the PA governments budget is allocated for terrorists' salaries.
Each month, the PA transfers about 17.5 million shekels to terrorists, the Foreign Ministry has found. While the PA has claimed to the international community that the funds are allocated for social assistance, the information collected in Israel shows otherwise.
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