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PA police quell peaceful march of coffins outside Abbas’s office

[ PIC 29/08/2013 – 10:02 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Wednesday afternoon used excessive violence against peaceful protestors carrying symbolic coffins in procession to the headquarters of de facto president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah city. The protestors carried four empty coffins, representing three Palestinian young men killed on Tuesday […]

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Another ‘Symbolic Victory’: Abbas’ New Political Gambit

Palestinians are fed up with symbolic victories. (UN Photo/file) By Ramzy Baroud When Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas decided to go to the United Nations to request the admission of Palestine as a full member, he appeared to have had an epiphany. Had he finally realized that for the past two decades he and his […]

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