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Fatah to "Sons of Zion": "Blood for blood"


Fatah incites violence:

"An oath in the name 

of the Lord of the Universe,

O sons of Zion: blood for blood"


 by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik


On its official Facebook page, Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement addressed the "sons of Zion" (i.e., Israelis/Jews), threatening to avenge "blood for blood":


"An oath in the name of the Lord of the Universe,

O sons of Zion: blood for blood"

[Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," July 1, 2014]


Text on an image of Arafat said:

"Do not be sad, Yasser Arafat; you are succeeded by lions who will shake [the foundations of] the oppressor entity."


This text and the call "blood for blood" was posted to "Fatah - The Main Page" on July 1, 2014, after Israel buried the three murdered teens Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel, and before the discovery of the body of the dead Palestinian boy, Muhammad Abu Khdeir, whom the PA has accused "Israeli settlers" of murdering.



Another image posted the same day on Fatah's Facebook page showed masked armed fighters holding rifles with Fatah's logo on them and the text:

"We will wait no longer..."


Text on the helmet in the image reads:

"The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' [Brigades] (Fatah's military wing)"

[Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," July 1, 2014]


Palestinian Media Watch has documented threats and explicit calls for violence against Israel made by The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades.


A third image, posted by Fatah today, showed riots in Jerusalem and the text:

"Here is Jerusalem, here is the revolution." 


[Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," July 2, 2014]


The Facebook page where these items were posted, called "Fatah - The Main Page," is an official Fatah Facebook page. The page defines itself as belonging to the Fatah Mobilization and Organization Commission. Each Fatah commission has an official website. The official website of Fatah's Mobilization and Organization Commission links to this Facebook page.


Click to see Fatah's extensive use of Facebook to promote violence and glorify terrorism.

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