Your People, Your Capital: A Reflection on Hamas and Fatah
I just watched footage of Hamas security forces beating protestors who were objecting to the high cost of living in Gaza. In addition, there are many examples of human rights abuses carried out by PA forces in PA prisons as well as frequent beatings of protestors like what happened in Hebron a while back.
There is something fundamentally wrong in two authorities, one in Gaza and one in the West Bank, operating under occupation, undemocratically representing an occupied people, undeniably doing a horrible job at delivering services and hope to a people whose dignity has been trampled on for more than seven decades, and yet have the audacity to beat their people thinking that they have the right to? Shame on you for laying a hand on the very people you should place on your heads. Who do you think you are?
The Palestinian people need alternatives and need them urgently. We need...
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