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Fatah mocks US President Trump over Jerusalem decision, posts image calling Trump an “irrelevant clown”

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Twitter account on Dec. 20, 2017. The same images were posted on Fatah's official Facebook page on Jan. 22, 2018.

Posted text: “#Jerusalem_the_eternal_capital_of_Palestine
(The following is in English –Ed.)
[US President Donald] trump is an irrelevant clown #HandsOffJerusalem”

The first image shows a sign showing US President Donald Trump and a red stamp reading “Veto!” over his mouth.

Text on image:

“Trump is an irrelevant clown

The second image shows a sign held during a procession, which presents a picture of Jerusalem showing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the foreground and the Dome of the Rock in the background, and below it a picture of Trump holding a signed memorandum recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as US Vice President Mike Pence stands in the background. Shoes are stuck to the poster around the faces of Trump and Pence as well as on the memorandum. In Arab culture throwing shoes at someone is a sign of great disrespect for them.

Text on poster in English and Arabic:
“Peace upon Jerusalem, the Mother of all Capitals.
To Trump and Pence and their puppets, Beware! …
Jerusalem is not one of your Casinos
Jerusalem is the most sacred city to Muslims and Christians
Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine
Jerusalem is a Red Line!!”
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US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel - On Dec. 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instructed the State Department to begin preparations to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump added that the final borders of Jerusalem will be determined during negotiations.

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