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Authoritarian, corrupt and unfit for purpose: President Abbas and the Palestinian Authority denounced in letter to Arab League and EU

By: Duncan Thomas – ForMENA President Abbas’ and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) long-fomenting crisis of legitimacy has reached new levels, with representatives of three hundred and fifty unpaid public-sector employees denouncing the administration in a scathing letter sent to the … Continue reading

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The war of salaries

Israel decided, as an immediate response, to President Abbas going to the UN Security Council and then to sign the membership application to join some international treaties, not to transfer tax revenues to the authority budget, which is considered the … Continue reading

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Israel freeze of Palestine tax funds is a”war crime”. And so is cutting the salaries!

Since President Mahmoud Abbas announced signing to join international treaties and institutions, including the International Criminal Court, Israel, backed by its “official sponsor”, the United States, started threatening and intimidating. They have the right to be very frustrated and refute … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Good Intentions Gone Bad

After coming across several saviour complex conversations in real life and on social media, particularly in Palestine, this article comes to address a few things every international “saviour” needs to read and keep in mind before committing another such action. … Continue reading

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View from Palestine: Nakba Day and the Catastrophe of Israeli Conquest

Nakba, or Catastrophe, refers to when the Jewish militias ethnically cleansed Palestine, forcing approximately 750,000 Palestinians into exile because they were not Jewish and that their presence and predominant ownership of the land ‘presented obstacles to the creation of Israel.’ On … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings

A busy crossroads charged with a countless thoughts and questions. A brown-bearded man standing in the middle of it. Pale clothes, bare-foot. This is the image of how I often see myself nowadays. Slapped on both sides of me face … Continue reading

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