The security personnel have been formally accused of "beatings causing death, abuse of power and violations of security instructions," says Palestinian security service spokesman Talal Dweikat.
Reports of members of the Palestinian Authority targetting and sexually harrassing Palestinian women protestors further undermines the credibility and legitimacy of the government.
Can Palestinians liberate themselves from a ruling group of politicians that many view as serving Israeli interests?
Activist Nizat Banat has long been targeted by the Palestinian Authority which has been accused of corruption and security cooperation with Israeli forces.
Thousands of people accompanied Nizar Banat’s coffin through the streets of occupied West Bank, many of them chanting “the people want the fall of the regime” and “leave, leave Abbas”.
Palestinian parliamentary candidate Nizar Banat was severely beaten in custody, causing his death, his relatives allege. Banat had accused Palestinian leadership of corruption and had condemned a short-lived Covid-19 vaccine exchange with Israel.
The talks would include Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas and will aim to reach a long-term ceasefire in the region after Israeli bombardment of besieged Gaza killed more than 250 people.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Jordan on the last leg of his tour aimed at consolidating a ceasefire that ended the worst Israeli bombardment in years on besieged Gaza.
In the aftermath of a ceasefire in besieged Gaza and a postponed presidential election, some Palestinians say Abbas must go.
No matter how many Israeli missiles and airstrikes hit their houses and workplaces, Palestinians do not wave a white flag to Israel. Here is why.
The latest Israeli offensive has put further strain on Gaza’s crumbling medical infrastructure, which has endured a punishing fourteen year blockade that pushed it to the brink of collapse.
Israeli army and Hamas have faced each other on many occasions since the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005. Here is a quick look at some of the major battles.
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