Pro-Violence

Izzat al-Rishq, member of political bureau, May 8, 2022

Date
May 8, 2022
Name of Author
Izzat al-Rishq
Body

“Sovereignty and legitimacy over historic Palestine resides only with the Palestinian people, who will protect every inch of their homeland, above all Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and will continue comprehensive resistance until liberation, return, and establishing their independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.”“Hamas rejects Israeli occupation PM's statements on sovereignty over Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa,” Hamas, May 8, 2022, https://hamas.ps/en/post/4027/Hamas-rejects-Israeli-occupation-PM-s-statements-on-sovereignty-over-Jerusalem-Al-Aqsa.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Yahya Sinwar, Gaza political leader, April 30, 2022

Author
Date
Apr. 30, 2022
Name of Author
Yahya Sinwar
Body

“Let everyone who has a rifle, ready it. And if you don’t have a rifle, ready your cleaver or an axe, or a knife.”“Israel said to threaten Hamas chief Sinwar as calls for his head grow louder,” Times of Israel, May 6, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-to-threaten-action-against-hamas-chief-sinwar-over-terror-cheerleading/.

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Threat

Ismail Haniyeh, chief of political bureau, April 30, 2022

Date
Apr. 30, 2022
Name of Author
Ismail Haniyeh
Body

In response to rallies at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, during which demonstrators called for Hamas to bomb Tel Aviv and “blow up the heads of the Zionists”:

“The decision of the Palestinian people is that the resistance is the option and the shortest way to liberate Palestine and Jerusalem.”Khaled Abu Toameh, “Terror groups laud Ariel ‘heroic operation,’ call for escalating attacks,” Jerusalem Post, April 30, 2022, https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/article-705537.

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Threat

Yousef al-Hasayneh, senior PIJ member, April 7, 2022

Date
Apr. 7, 2022
Name of Author
Yousef al-Hasayneh
Body

Following a terror attack in Tel Aviv that killed at least three and wounded seven:

“This heroic operation deep in Tel Aviv confirms how frail [Israel] is, how susceptible it is to being broken."Aaron Boxerman, “Islamic Jihad praises attack, doesn’t claim responsibility,” Times of Israel, April 7, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/islamic-jihad-praises-attack-doesnt-claim-responsibility/.

Rhetoric Category

Hamas statement, April 7, 2022

Date
Apr. 7, 2022
Name of Author
Hamas
Body

Following a terror attack in Tel Aviv that killed at least three and wounded seven:

“The continuing terrorism of the occupation and its crimes, attempts to Judaize Jerusalem and to perform sacrifices in the Al-Aqsa Mosque to build its so-called ‘Temple’ during what they call ‘Passover’ — against it stands blood and bullets.”Aaron Boxerman, “Palestinian terror groups praise ‘heroic’ Tel Aviv attack, but don’t claim credit,” Times of Israel, April 8, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-terror-groups-praise-heroic-tel-aviv-attack-but-dont-claim-credit/.

Threat

Hamas statement, March 31, 2022

Date
Mar. 31, 2022
Name of Author
Hamas
Body
“The continuous crimes of the occupation portend a total explosion, which will be still more powerful and more painful and miserable [than those that preceded] and which our people will join in every part of our occupied land.”Aaron Boxerman and Emanuel Fabian, “Hamas threatens to ramp up violence after Palestinian gunmen killed in IDF raid,” Times of Israel, March 31, 2022, https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-threatens-to-ramp-up-violence-after-palestinian-gunmen-killed-in-idf-raid/.
Rhetoric Category
Threat

Yahya Sarea, Houthi spokesman, January 31, 2022

Author
Date
Jan. 31, 2022
Name of Author
Yahya Sarea
Body

“We renew our warning to citizens, residents and companies to stay away from vital headquarters and facilities that will be targets in the coming period.”“Yemen’s Houthis say attacked UAE with drones, missiles,” Reuters, January 31, 2022, https://www.reuters.com/world/yemens-houthis-say-attacked-uae-with-drones-missiles-2022-01-31/.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Yahya Sarea, Houthi spokesman, January 24, 2022

Author
Date
Jan. 24, 2022
Name of Author
Yahya Sarea
Body

“We advise foreign companies and investors in the UAE to leave as it has become unsafe.”Alexander Cornwell and Alaa Swilam, “UAE blocks missiles as Yemen’s Houthis attack region’s business hub,” Reuters, January 24, 2022, https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/uaes-defense-ministry-destroyed-2-houthi-ballistic-missiles-wam-2022-01-24/.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Hamas statement, November 19, 2021

Date
Nov. 19, 2021
Body

Statement in response to a British government announcement that it will soon proscribe Hamas as a terrorist organization:

“We believe that resisting the Israeli occupation with all means possible, including armed resistance, is a guaranteed right for peoples under occupation as per international law.

“The UK should stop being biased towards the Israeli narrative and rush to expiate their awful sin against the Palestinian people committed in the Balfour Declaration by supporting the Palestinians' struggle for liberation, independence, and return. ““Statement on UK home secretary's designation of Hamas as ‘terrorist organization,’” Hamas, November 19, 2021, https://hamas.ps/en/post/3734/Statement-on-UK-home-secretary-s-designation-of-Hamas-as-terrorist-organisation.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

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On July 2, 2021, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded tea shop in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing 10 people and injuring dozens. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.   

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