Denounce the Palestinian Authority’s “pay-to-slay” program


The Palestinian Authority’s Martyr’s Fund incentivizes and rewards violence by paying imprisoned or injured Palestinians or families of those killed as a result of committing acts of violence against Israelis. Recipients of funds include mass murderers and families of suicide bombers. This perverse program works on a sliding scale: the bloodier the carnage, the greater the reward. Payments as high as $4,000 a month are granted to Palestinian terrorists serving long-term jail sentences.  
The Palestinian payments from the “pay-to-slay” program are higher than Palestinian minimum wages. In effect, the Palestinian Authority is incentivizing violence as a means to a livelihood instead of promoting peace and encouraging growth.  
The Martyr’s Fund runs contrary to the Oslo agreements, international conventions on counterterrorism, and the laws of many countries.  
The United States, Norway, Australia, and other governments have publicly denounced the “pay-to-slay” program.   


  • In the interest of promoting peace, that the Government of Canada publicly call on the Palestinian Authority to stop the “pay-to-slay” program and, alongside international partners, pressure the PA to stop rewarding terrorism.  

Join us in calling on the government of Canada to denounce the Palestinian Authority’s “pay-to-slay” program.

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14 reactions
  • ND
    Neema Dainow signed 2024-04-28 13:46:32 -0400
  • WL
    Wai Sing Lee signed 2024-04-14 17:43:56 -0400
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    Allicia Macdonald signed 2024-02-14 23:58:03 -0500
    In the interest of promoting peace, that the Government of Canada publicly call on the Palestinian Authority to stop the “pay-to-slay” program and, alongside international partners, pressure the PA to stop rewarding terrorism.
  • JP
    J Plotkin signed 2024-02-09 15:40:52 -0500
  • SG
    Sandra Gordon signed 2024-02-04 10:59:00 -0500
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    Mark Stern signed 2024-01-18 16:32:32 -0500
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    Rachel Farkas signed 2024-01-10 01:10:30 -0500
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    Marc T signed 2024-01-09 15:26:23 -0500
    About time .
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    Michelle Corrigan signed 2023-11-16 03:52:17 -0500
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    David Shawn signed 2023-11-07 22:12:23 -0500
    Not sure what ‘volunteering’ involves.

    When the State of Israel was founded, it was the impetus for the Diaspora to hold our heads higher.

    But how to conduct this war is an enigma. I fear that we are losing the court of public opinion.

    We, in the Diaspora, must understand that the Jewish citizens of Israel have nowhere else to go.

    We, in the Diaspora, have benefited from the creation of the State of Israel. We must be mindful that the rise in antisemitic incidents in Canada cannot begin to compare to the burden shouldered by all Israelis in defending Israel yet again.

    How best to support Israel in this time of peril ?

    David Herschel Shawn
  • IT
    Ilanna Tidd signed 2023-11-03 17:44:45 -0400
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    Richard Crosby signed 2023-10-24 22:04:20 -0400
    Time to take out the rubbish.
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    Marilyn Minden signed 2022-10-31 08:06:14 -0400
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    Sarah Bergman signed 2022-10-02 10:27:37 -0400