A year later, the March 15th movement for unity between Palestinian factions seems to have lost energy in Gaza.
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When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress last month, he proclaimed proudly that “only a democratic Israel has protected freedom of worship for all faiths in the city.” This is a lie, as a key youth organizer based in Ramallah recently told me in a phone interview. A few […]
In response to the youth of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank rising up on March 14 and 15 to call for Palestinian political unity, both the leaders of Fatah and Hamas pledged to enter into talks aimed at reconciliation. Most recently, President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah “met with senior Hamas officials to discuss […]
The slogans are simple enough: “the people want an end to the division,” tens of thousands of young protesters in Gaza and the West Bank chanted as their protest movement demanding Palestinian political unity kicked off March 14. But beneath the simple slogan is an audacious goal that would strike at the heart of a […]