Fatah cartoon shows map of “Palestine,” erasing Israel, being lowered into a grave
Official Fatah channel Awdah TV program Palestine and the Media, cartoon of the day
The cartoon shows a block of land shaped as the map of “Palestine” including the PA areas and all of Israel with doves – peace – leaving it, one of the doves carrying a Palestinian flag. The block of land is being lowered into a grave that has an Israeli flag as a tombstone.
Text under cartoon: “Cartoon from Al-Quds [newspaper] – Tuesday”
Awdah TV is the official Fatah TV channel. According to one of Fatah’s official websites, the channel was founded to “speak in the name of the Fatah movement in order to defend its members and the higher national goals.” The channel is owned by Malek Melhem, a Fatah businessman, and run in cooperation with the Fatah Information and Culture Commission. “Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf is the general supervisor of the Awdah TV station. [Fateh Media website, Jan. 31 and Feb. 13, 2015; Website of Fatah's Information and Culture Commission, Jan. 31, 2015]