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Fatah post glorifies Fatah military unit and “armed struggle,” alongside images of terror leaders

Posted text and text on image: “Al-Asifa (i.e., Fatah military unit) is the leader of the armed struggle and the vigor of the revolution”

The top right of the image shows former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat walking with Khalil Al-Wazir “Abu Jihad,” a terrorist responsible for the murder of 125. Below them is the Fatah logo that includes a grenade, crossed rifles, and the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. The bottom left shows two uniformed men with keffiyehs (Arab headdresses) on their heads apparently engaged in a military drill.

Yasser Arafat – Founder of Fatah and former chairman of the PLO and PA. During the 1960s, 70s and 80s Arafat was behind numerous terror attacks against Israelis. Although he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and then Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East" after signing the Oslo Accords peace agreement, Arafat launched a 5-year terror campaign - the second Intifada (2000-2005) – in which more than 1,000 Israelis were murdered. Arafat died of an illness in 2004.

Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and also planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks in the 1960’s - 1980’s. These attacks, in which a total of 125 Israelis were murdered, included the most lethal in Israeli history - the hijacking of a bus and murder of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.

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