On the occasion of Christmas, Fatah tweeted the cartoon above showing Santa Claus pouring rocks on an Israeli soldier with a Star of David on his helmet, who is running away in fear. Next to Santa a smiling Palestinian woman with a Palestinian flag on her dress is making the "V" sign for “Victory.” [Official Fatah Twitter account, Dec. 24, 2017]
Other Palestinian cartoons have presented children as victims of Israel and Santa Claus unable to help them:
An official PA daily cartoon shows Santa Claus visiting a handcuffed Palestinian child in prison. Santa Claus is on one side of a glass partition with a sack of gifts, the boy on the other. [Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 24, 2017]
Another cartoon also printed in the official PA daily showed an armed Israeli soldier dragging a Palestinian child away from Santa Claus, who is on his hands and knees. Santa Claus and the child are reaching out for each other over barbed wire. [Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 26, 2017]
A cartoon tweeted on the official Fatah Twitter account presented Santa Claus himself as victim. It depicted two Israeli soldiers conducting a physical search on Santa and his sack of gifts, as he stands with arms held up against the Israeli security wall. A church with a cross can be seen over the wall.
Posted text: "Invitation
The Bethlehem district committee for coordinating the factions, the popular committees, the civil society institutions, and the civilian institutions invite you to participate on Saturday [Dec. 23, 2017] in a Christmas procession towards Jerusalem, the eternal capital of Palestine, at 1:00 p.m. at Nisan Square
Jerusalem will remain the eternal capital of Palestine"
[Official Fatah Twitter account, Dec. 22, 2017]
Trump dressed as Santa Claus is giving the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to Israel, represented by an Israeli soldier. [Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 14, 2017]
PMW reported on two Santa cartoons presenting Santa Claus as a victim of Israeli soldiers printed by the official PA daily in 2016, one of them was reprinted this year:
[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, Dec. 26, 2016 and Dec. 25, 2017]