Fatah Facebook mourns death of human rights abuser Zimbabwean dictator Mugabe
Posted text in English: “(All errors in source –Ed.) From palestine ,We mourn African and free peoples in the world by the death of [Zimbabwean] President [Robert] Mugabe”
Posted text in Arabic: “From Palestine we send condolences to all the free peoples of the world and of the African peoples over the death of revolutionary leader Mugabe”
The image shows former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe with former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, an autocratic dictator known for the rampant human rights abuses during his 37 years in power, died on Sept. 6, 2019.
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.