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Israel is an “existential danger” to Jerusalem, says Fatah while "proudly and admiringly congratulating" Arab riots and inciting more violence

Headline: “The Fatah Revolutionary Council calls to act to support Jerusalem and reject the plot that is being woven against the national enterprise”





“The Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council called on all Fatah’s frameworks everywhere to act to support our people in occupied Jerusalem, who are fighting the occupation authorities’ incessant violations against the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and their uprooting from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood (refers to planned eviction of Arabs illegally living in properties owned by Jews who were expelled in the 1948 Israeli War of Independence -Ed.)…


The Revolutionary Council emphasized in a statement yesterday [May 8, 2021]: ‘What is happening in Jerusalem – the invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque last night and the wounding and attacks against worshippers that were caused as a result of it – area message to every Palestinian and Arab: The danger of this occupation is an existential danger for Jerusalem.’ …


It added that the heroic struggle of those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict over land claimed to be Islamic) at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and in Sheikh Jarrah, in addition to the popular resistance and the heroic struggle of our people in all of Palestine,‘are a response that ensures the defeat of the occupation and its plots of Judaization and settlement.’


As part of a statement that was issued yesterday by the [Fatah] Commission of Information and Culture, Fatah proudly and admiringly congratulated the masses of our people in Jerusalem and Sheikh Jarrah and said: ‘Today you are a symbol of the honor of the Palestinian people and the Arab and Islamic nations.’ …


It emphasized the significance of a united Palestinian position at this fateful stage in Jerusalem, and its resistance to every attempt to divert the compass from the Israeli enemy, as the battle in Jerusalem is a battle of to be or not to be.”