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Israel gets erased in official PA logo for “Nakba Day”

Image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page

The image shows a circular logo for Nakba Day; see note below. The logo includes the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel together with the PA areas as “Palestine,” with “73 [years since] the Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel)” written on it. To the left of the map is a Palestinian flag, and to the right of it is an upraised fist holding a key symbolizing the Palestinian refugees’ “right of return.” On the right of the logo is written: “Our resolve is the path to our return.”

At the top of the image is the PLO logo featuring a flame, the Palestinian flag, and the PA map of “Palestine.”

Text on logo: “The Palestinian Liberation Organization
National unity, national mobilization
Liberation”

Text to left of PLO logo: “The PLO Department of Refugee Affairs
The Supreme National Committee to Commemorate Nakba Day”

Text at bottom of image: “The official logo
Of the national campaign to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba
#Our_resolve_is_the_path_to_our_return”

Nakba Day - Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day on May 15, the day after the establishment of Israel. On May 15, 1948, combined forces from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq joined local Arab forces in an attempt to eradicate the newly established State of Israel. The Nakba (Arabic = catastrophe) refers to the establishment of Israel, and the subsequent defeat in the war, including the killing and displacement of Arab civilians that occurred during the war.