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Repressive PA police trained, equipped by Western donors

Palestinian Authority police undergo training in Ramallah. (Fadi Arouri / MaanImages) The Electronic Intifada |7 July 2012 DUBAI (IRIN) – “I have never seen such brutality in my life, except from the Israeli forces,” said Aliya still shocked a day after her protest march through the West Bank city of Ramallah was violently attacked by […]

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Is the PA an Israeli protectorate? ~ by Khalid Amayreh

Al Qassam Website 04-07-2012,09:51By Khalid Amayreh As nearly always, the Palestinian Authority (PA) behavior is visibly pathetic. Unfortunately, there is no other way to relate to this behavior. According to recent reports, Israel sought to obtain a loan a $1 b. from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on behalf of the PA. However, the global […]

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PA says needs ‘space’ to complete inquiry into violence

July 3, 2012 | Maan News Agency   RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority minister of interior said Tuesday that the results of an investigative committee formed by the president to examine violence against protesters over the weekend should be given space to work. Said Abu Ali told journalists who organized a sit-in in front […]

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#RAMALLAH PROTESTS | LIVE BLOG – July 3, 2012

July 3, 2012 June 30, 2012 | Ramallah protested against Abbas’ intention to talk to criminal Mofaz: Stop talking Abbas! | Read it all here The PA police turned very violent and suppressed the demo barely before it started so the day after, Palestinians again took to the streets to protest against police violence. Which […]

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Palestinians protest Abbas meeting with Israeli official

Palestinian demonstrators chant slogans in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on June 30, 2012. PressTV Tue Jul 3, 2012 4:34PM GMT Palestinian protesters have gathered in central Ramallah to mount pressure on Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas over his plans to resume talks with Israel. Protesters on Tuesday called for the cancellation of […]

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Hundreds protest negotiations in Ramallah

Maan News Agency | July 3, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Hundreds of protesters demonstrated in Ramallah on Tuesday calling on the Palestinian Authority not to negotiate with Israel. Protesters gathered in Manara square, chanting “The people want to bring down Oslo,” referring to the 1993 agreement that established the PA as a 5-year interim administration […]

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“Palestinians for Dignity” calls for Demo: July 3, 2012 in Ramallah | The Demands

Manara1ram weblog | July 3, 2012 | Diana Alzeer Occupied Ramallah – Monday 2/7/2012 Over the past two days, Palestinian security forces exercised extreme violence and suppression of peaceful demonstrations opposing the meeting of Israeli war criminal Shaul Mofaz with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Members of the Palestinian security forces (including security personnel […]

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Palestinian Authority Police Brutalize Peaceful Protesters

Indy Bay Media | Stephen Lendman | July 2, 2012   President Mahoud Abbas is a longstanding Israeli collaborator. He and unelected Prime Minister Salam Fayyad serve illegitimately. Abbas’ term expired on January 9, 2009. He’s no longer president of Palestine. He won’t step down. Israel supports him. In return, he takes orders, salutes, and […]

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West Bank jitters as Abbas forces crush protests

Members of the Palestinian security forces attack demonstrators in the West Bank city of Ramallah on 1 July 2012 (Photo: Reuters – Mohamad Torokman) Al Akhbar | Monday, July 2, 2012 The Palestinian Authority (PA) has promised to investigate the conduct of its personnel after security forces crushed two protests over the weekend. Minister of […]

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MADA Demands an Investigation into Attack on Journalist Mohammed Jaradat

PNN | Monday, 02 July 2012 10:52 PNN The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) strongly condemns the beating of journalist Mohammed Jaradat, who was covering a march in the city of Ramallah on Saturday,30th June. MADA demands the Palestinian Government form a committee of inquiry to investigate the attack, and to hold […]

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Revolution In Palestine: Down With Abbas!

  إرحل إرحل يا عباس – يسقط يسقط حكم العسكر Kawther Salam | July 2, 2012 In a serious development in Palestine, hundreds of young revolutionary Palestinian women demonstrated yesterday saturday and today Sunday July 1 2012 against the Palestinian Authority dictatorial regime and the use of the PA “security” gangs to brutally suppress the […]

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Union condemns police attack on Palestinian journalist

Maan News Agency | July 2, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Journalists union on Sunday condemned an assault by plainclothes Palestinian officers on a local journalist covering a demonstration in Ramallah a day earlier. Palestinian journalist Muhammad Jaradat was beaten by non-uniformed individuals at the protest, who referred to themselves as members of the […]

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EI blogger who witnessed Palestinian Authority police beating protestor forced to destroy photos

Electronic Intifada | Ali Abunimah | Sun, 07/01/2012 Palestinian Police block protesters from reaching the Palestinian presidential headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, during a protest in the town, on 1 July 2012 (Issam Rimawi / APA images) Electronic Intifada blogger Jalal Abukhater was forced to delete photos he took of Palestinian Authority […]

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