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Fatah official protests US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel, says the US is an enemy of the Palestinian people

Headline: “Protest vigil in Nablus against Pence’s visit to the region”
“Dozens of Nablus residents yesterday [Jan. 22, 2018] participated in a protest vigil against US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the occupation state and the region.
The participants waved… signs against the visit and chanted slogans condemning the visit and the American pressures on the Palestinian people…
Secretary of the Fatah branch [in Nablus] Jihad Ramadan emphasized… that the Palestinian leadership and people will not agree to the US remaining a mediator or partner. He also emphasized that [the US] is an enemy of the Palestinian people and its aspirations for freedom and independence.”
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The article includes a picture from the vigil in which participants are waving Palestinian flags and holding a poster showing pictures of US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence with red “X”s over them, and pictures of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the Dome of the Rock Mosque, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in between them. In the bottom left corner of the poster is the PLO logo that features a flame, the Palestinian flag, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. Text on logo: “The Palestinian Liberation Organization
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Text on poster in English: “Jerusalem is the heart, Soul, and Capital of Palestine”

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