Fatah posts image of Arafat and Abbas with text: “Millions of Martyrs are marching to Jerusalem”
Image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Drawing of former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat (left,) under which is written: “Our past,” and a drawing of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (right,) under which is written: “Our present.”
Text at top of image: “Millions of Martyrs are marching to Jerusalem (a famous quote by Arafat –Ed.)”
Text at bottom center of image: “We are and will remain committed to the promise”
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.