July 11, 2001
Yasser Arafat instructed his men to “kill a settler every day” and asked them to
“shoot at settlers everywhere.”
According to a report put on the tables of the decision makers in Jerusalem,
Arafat recently instructed his people to increase the attacks on the settlers.
“Woe to you if you let them reach their homes safely or travel safely on
the roads,” said Arafat.
Along with this, Arafat instructed them not to open fire from Area A that
is under his exclusive control and not to initiate attacks within the territory of
“I want you to kill as many settlers as possible.” He said.
According to the same information, that is considered of the highest reliability,
Arafat instructed Mohammed Dahlan not to dare to detain members of the
rejection movements or attackers. Senior security sources report that Dahlan
recently asked to detain Abdallah Shami, who is on Israel’s wanted list, but his
men were caught in a fight with the local population in the area where Shami
lives. When Arafat learned of Dahlan’s attempt, the chairman rebuked him and
instructed him and the others heads of security organizations not to arrest
Arafat said at a meeting he held with the heads of Fatah and members of the
“Do not pay attention to what I say to the media, the television or public
appearances. Pay attention only to the written instructions that you receive from me.”