Fatah Facebook post reveres the rifle
Text and image posted on the official Fatah Facebook page on March 30, 2016
The image shows a rifle and the Palestinian flag.
Posted text: “On Land Day, Fatah, the salt of the earth and the gunpowder of the revolution”
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Fatah is the salt of the earth and the gunpowder of the revolution
Land Day – an annual commemoration of the general strike and demonstrations organized by Israeli Arab residents of the Galilee on March 30, 1976 to protest the Israeli government's decision to expropriate land in the Galilee for security and settlement purposes, which it later implemented. During the protests, demonstrators burnt tires, blocked roads, and threw rocks and firebombs. Six demonstrators were shot and killed by the Israeli army and police. Israeli Arabs and Palestinians consider Land Day a national day.