The image, created by Fatah, is a celebration of “dhikra intilaq al-thawra 39 ‘aman” (“the 39th anniversary of the outbreak of the revolution (1965-2004)”). The black, red and green of the background constitute the Palestinian flag, divided by the outstretched arms of the figure depicted as breaking out from shackles, thereby symbolizing the aspiration to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands. The fact that the figure is depicted wearing a kafiyya (traditional head gear) is not a coincidence, as the kafiyya has become one of the symbols of the Palestinian cultural/national identity. Indeed, Yaser Arafat, the founder of the Fatah, wore the kafiyya in all of his public appearances.
Group Name Fatah (Harakat Tahrir Filastin aka Harakat al-Tahrir al-Watani al-Filastini)- Kata'ib shuhada' al-aqsa (aka al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade)
Group Type nationalist
Dominant Colors Red
Secondary Colors Black, Green, White
Visual or Textual Reference to Significant Recent Events
Date EntryAnalysis Entry
39th anniversary of Fatah.
Isolated Phrases / Mottoes / Slogans Dhikra intilaq al-thawra 39 `aman
Image Number 0088
Groups Region of Operation Middle East
Groups Country of Operation Israel/ Palestine
Weapons Cold Weapons and Defensive Armor, Barbwire/ Chain Link Fence
Weapon Analysis Shackles.
Fire Light Rays / Light
Geopolitical Symbols Country Flag, Symbol of party, movement or company, Slogan
Geopolitical Analysis Palestine. Fatah logos - Palestinian flag (too small to differentiate detail)