Abbas virtually redraws Israel’s borders on Facebook

Click photo to download. Caption: Mahmoud Abbas's official Facebook page. Credit: Facebook.( What is the leader of the Palestinian Authority up to these days in cyberspace?

PA President Mahmoud Abbas—outlining his plans to ask to the United Nations for recognition of “Palestine” as a non-member state—virtually redrew the borders of Israel by posting on Facebook that the state he would request from the UN includes “all the territories that Israel occupied before June 1967,” the Israeli newspaper Maariv reported Oct. 17, according to a translation provided by

Abbas’s official Facebook page said that such UN recognition “won’t liberate the land the day after, but it will prove our right according to which our land is occupied [by Israel] and not disputed.” 

Posted on October 17, 2012 .