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Fatah official on Twitter against Hamas official’s genocidal antisemitic remarks: “Our struggle is of a national political nature, NOT a religious conflict against the Jews”

Posted text in English and Arabic: “(All errors in source –Ed.) [Hamas political bureau member] Fathi Hammad's remarks (see note below –Ed.) reflect ignorance&extremism in comprehending the reality of our conflict with the Israeli occupation.Our struggle is of a national political nature,NOT a religious conflict against the Jews!We’re lovers of freedom&independence&we’re not against any religion”

Screenshots of Fatah Central Committee member and Head of Civil Affairs in the PA Hussein Al-Sheikh’s tweets were posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on July 15, 2019.

The mention of Hamas political bureau member Fathi Hammad’s comments refers to his statements in a speech on July 12, 2019, in which he called on Palestinians around the world to attack and murder all Jews worldwide.