Politiche palestinesi

HAMAS-FATAH. Il governo di unità è scaduto. O forse non è mai nato

01 dic 2014

Il movimento islamista chiede di tornare al tavolo del dialogo dopo la fine dei sei mesi di interim. Il partito di Abbas vuole proseguire. Ma le accuse reciproche e i continui litigi non hanno mai permesso all’esecutivo di operare nell’interesse della popolazione palestinese

Gerusalemme, 1 dicembre 2014, Nena News – Divorzio vicino? Che il matrimonio tra Hamas e Fatah non fosse dettato dall’amore ma dalla convenienza si sapeva da tempo. Dopo sei mesi di litigi e reciproche accuse, ieri le due fazioni palestinesi sono tornate a discutere sulla durata del governo di unità nazionale.

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After Gaza, What Price Palestine’s Security Sector?

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8 October 2014

 

Security eats up a sizeable proportion of the PA budget, accounting for almost $1 billion (26%) of the 2013 budget, compared to only 16% for education, 9% for health, and a staggeringly low 1% for agriculture, traditionally one of the main sources of livelihood for Palestinians. The security sector is also the recipient of considerable international aid: the United States, the European Union, and Canada pumped millions of dollars into what is euphemistically termed Security Sector Reform (SSR) in 2013 alone. In fact, there is now one security person for every 52 Palestinian residents compared to one educator for every 75 residents. Daily newspapers frequently carry announcements of bids for more PA prisons – there are already 52 new prisons and eight new security compounds – as well as riot control gear.

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18 questions for Hamas leaders in wake of Gaza war

Haaretz, 14.09.14

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15. You presented the disengagement (the evacuation of the settlements in the Strip in 2005) as a victory for your military track. But what has happened is that Gaza has become totally cut off from the West Bank, a goal that that has been the pillar of Israel’s policy since 1990. Your military track only helped to realize Israel’s original intention of imposing a regime in Gaza that is different and separate from that in the West Bank. What is your reply to that?

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Hamas to run for presidential and municipal elections, again

Middle East Eye, 17 October 2014

With the Islamic movement experiencing every-growing popularity, both in Gaza and the West Bank, Abbas is prepared for Hamas victory in upcoming elections

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Hamas top leader in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniya (AFP)

BEIT HANOUN, GAZA - Hamas has begun preparations for presidential and legislative elections, a senior Hamas political leader Khalil al-Hayya, has announced.

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At UN, Abbas accuses Israel of waging 'war of genocide'

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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly on Friday (AFP)

Middle East Eye, 26 September 2014

 

it has emerged that Abbas stopped a Palestinian application to join the ICC in the middle of the war in Gaza this August.

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