Report: Palestinian uses half of all foreign aid to fund terrorism

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A report from the Institute for Contemporary Affairs has shown that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is spending half of the money it receives in direct foreign aid to pay stipends to indicted terrorist and their families.

Palestinian uses half of all foreign aid to fund terrorism

The study noticed that the PA gets $692 million in coordinate outside guide every year, the greater part of which originates from the U.S. also, the EU. Arutz Sheva announced that $344 million of that sum is utilized to pay stipends for psychological militants and their families.

Four percent of the PA’s total budget during the current year, which incorporates foreign aid and tax revenue , is devoted to “”the struggle against Zion,”while 13 percent is put aside to pay imprisoned terrorist and the families of militants killed during attacks on Israelis.

The PA now pays over $3,000 a month to imprisoned terrorist after they complete terrorist attacks . The 19-year-old terrorist who killed three Israelis has supposedly been guaranteed a lifetime pay of $3,120 a month, which is more than 10 times the normal pay in the Palestinian Authority.

As indicated by CBN News, the PA’s subsidizing for paying indicted terrorists this year has meet to $355 million.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said that the U.S. Senate is currently considering a legislation to defund the PA if it continues to support terrorists and their families.

“We’re going to keep that aid flowing with one condition,” said Graham. “The secretary of state has to certify that the Palestinian government is changing their behavior. If he can’t do that we’ll cut that money off,” he added.