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Hamas cartoon that depicts the West Bank as being raped by a Jew sparks furor among Palestinians

Headline: "Cartoonist that harmed the [West] Bank arouses the anger of the residents of Gaza"
"The Palestinian journalists' union expressed dismay yesterday [Aug. 1, 2015] over the cartoon drawn by cartoonist Bahaa' Yassin, and censured it. [The caricature] was posted on the Twitter page of the Al-Risala newspaper, and very severely harmed the holy sites of our people, its unity, and its symbols."
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Note: On Jul. 31, 2015, Hamas tweeted a cartoonthat was critical of Fatah and the PA, depicting a Jew raping a woman, representing the West Bank, and murdering children while a PA soldier stands by idly. The cartoon outraged the PA and generated anger in the Palestinian street. Hamas was forced to remove the cartoon from its twitter account and apologize, while the cartoonist, Baha Yassin removed the cartoon from his Facebook page and replaced it with a modified version.

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