Palestinian News Item
Fatah Facebook promotes rioting, alongside iamge of Arafat: “Jerusalem is calling to those among you who are raging”
Official Fatah Facebook page - Mar. 13, 2019
Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
“The guardians of Jerusalem’s honor”
The image shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and gesturing to a picture of the Temple Mount.
Text on image:
“Jerusalem is calling to those among you who are raging”
Text on bottom of image:
“Information Office of the Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission”
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Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.