Fatah cartoon shows that movement still adheres to “armed struggle” as an option
Cartoon and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Posted text: “The daily cartoon:
The cartoon emphasizes that Fatah adheres to “the armed struggle” as one of the “options”.
It shows a bloody arm emerging from rubble holding a rifle and an olive branch, as well as a Palestinian flag and a keffiyeh, an Arab headdress, in a hint to Yasser Arafat’s 1974 speech at the UN General Assembly in which he spoke about holding a rifle and an olive branch, warning: “Do not cause the olive branch to fall from my hand.” The cartoon emphasizes that Fatah adheres to “the armed struggle”
Text in top right of cartoon: “The Seventh General Fatah Movement Conference”
Text on the pieces of rubble around the arm: “The siege,” “The rift (i.e., between Fatah and Hamas),” “The parting [of ways],” “The occupation,” “The [foreign] interventions,” “The negotiations,” “The differences of opinion,” “The anarchy.”