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Israeli forces kill Palestinians Israeli forces kill 5 Palestinians in occupied territories days after Mahmoud Abbas calls for peace talks

Two people were killed in Jenin in the West Bank and three others in the Beit Anan village in Jerusalem when Israeli forces stormed Palestinian villages early in the morning

Palestinian Authority suppresses protests demanding justice for Nizar Banat

Palestinian security forces arrested several well-known Palestinian political activists and civil society figures in protests demanding justice for an activist slain while in custody of the PA

Banat's killing Palestine Palestinians mark 40 days since the killing of activist Nizar Banat

The well-known Palestinian political and social activist died under suspicious circumstances on June 24 after the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces conducted a violent night raid at his home in Hebron in the occupied West Bank

Security forces arrest anti-Palestinian Authority demonstrators

Palestinian Authority forces used violent means to suppress the protests and beat up protesters with metal batons amid a wave of protests against the killing of activist Nizar Banat

Human rights lawyers and activists arrested in Palestine

The arrests were conducted reportedly in relation to their participation in protests that have been taking place against the custodial death of well known anti-PA activist, Nizar Banat, last month

Political prisoner and activist Father Stan Swamy dies at 84 in India and other stories

Today we look at the imprisonment and death of Indian activist Stan Swamy, the arrests of Palestinian activists by Israeli and Palestine Authority forces, and more

Anti-PA protests Protests take place for fifth straight day against Palestinian Authority after activist dies in custody

Palestinian journalists also staged a vigil outside the UN office to protest against the PA security forces for attacking and intimidating them while they were covering the protests, and demanded protection

Nizar Banat killed Political activist Nizar Banat dies after night raid by Palestinian forces

Following news of Banat’s death, thousands of Palestinians took part in demonstrations in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. His family has accused PA security forces of beating him to death while he was in their custody and withholding his body several hours after his death

After postponing elections, Palestinian Authority moots national unity government

Amid mounting criticism of its decision to postpone elections scheduled for May 22, the Palestinian Authority is trying to talk to other factions to form a national unity government

Palestinian elections Palestinian elections scheduled to take place next month might be postponed

The first Palestinian general elections in 15 years are at risk of being postponed as Israel is unlikely to permit residents of occupied East Jerusalem to cast their ballots

Palestinian elections Palestinian factions finalize mechanism for upcoming elections

The elections in the occupied Palestinian territories, if conducted as scheduled, would be the first to be held in 15 years. All groups in the country including Hamas and Fatah have agreed to respect and accept the results

Israel releases Palestinian tax revenue Israel releases Palestinian tax revenues after withholding them for over six months 

Israel was withholding over USD 1 billion worth of tax revenues due to the Palestinian Authority after the latter decided in May to suspend security and civil ties with Israel in protest against the illegal annexation plans declared by the Netanyahu government

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