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Fatah promotes riots and rock throwing: “Continue the confrontation and escalation”

Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page and the Facebook page of the Fatah Movement – Nablus Branch

Posted text: “Continue the confrontation and escalation”

The image shows a masked Palestinian wearing a keffiyeh (Arab headdress) and using a slingshot, and below him the Dome of the Rock is seen. At the top of the image appears a Palestinian flag, and in the upper left corner is the PLO logo featuring 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
National unity, national mobilization

Text on image: “Continue the confrontation and escalation
The PLO factions, institutions, and activists of the Nablus district invite you
To say the Friday prayers
The Friday of defiance and determination
As a sign of emphasizing Jerusalem’s Arabness
And as a sign of rejecting the American decision [declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital]
Date: Feb. 2, 2018
Place: Al-Shuhada Square
Jerusalem is Arab and the capital of the Palestinian capital
It is not subject to extortion, threats, or intimidation”

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.