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Coffin covered in Israeli flag set on fire at protests in Gaza

Images and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page




Posted text: “Gaza – protest rallies in Rafah, Jabaliya, and Khan Yunis [Gazan villages] in  opposition to the normalization between Bahrain and the UAE with the occupation state [Israel] (see note below –Ed.).






The images show the protests in the Gaza Strip. A coffin with an Israeli flag covering it is  burned.

Text on the coffin: “Bahrain’s agreement with the occupation”




Israeli peace agreements with the UAE and Bahrain – an agreement normalizing diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), called the Abraham Accords, was announced on Aug. 13, 2020, under the mediation of US President Donald Trump. Following the UAE, Bahrain signed a similar peace agreement with Israel, as was announced on Sept. 11, 2020. Pursuant to the Abraham Accords, Israel and the UAE will discuss bilateral cooperation on a number of topics. In exchange for the agreement, Israel agreed to suspend its previously announced plans to apply Israel's civilian law to parts of Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley as per the Trump peace plan. The US announced that “Muslims throughout the world who wish to come in peace to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque, will now be able to fly to Tel Aviv through Abu Dhabi to do so and will be welcomed.”