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Lawyers for Justice denounces the PA for their “persecution” of lawyer activist, and says that the PA is "striving to stop any legal activity that reveals the truth"
Lawyers For Justice decries PA public prosecutor for arbitrarily arresting their executive director in order to "harm human rights activity, legal activity, and expressions of opinion"
Nov 9, 2021
PA human rights violations are "the worst they’ve been in years", says Lawyers for Justice
Lawyers for Justice slams PA for its crackdown on freedoms, and "emphasized the worst deterioration of human rights in years in the cities that are subordinate to the PA’s rule" which "stems from an official discourse of incitement carried out by the PA”
Jul 23, 2021
PFLP berates PA for arresting justice lawyer and free speech activists
Following the PA's arrest of a lawyer and three activists who were protesting the PA’s unjust arrest of a different group of activists, PFLP calls for “national and popular pressure” to force the PA stop “its violations”
Jul 4, 2021
PA attempted to bribe the family of the activist they killed to silence murder accusations
Brother of PA critic who was killed by the PA police for his opposition, reveals that Abbas tried to bribe his family with "as much money as they want" and "martyr status" in order to hush up the incident
Jun 28, 2021
The Independent Commission for Human Rights calls to "conduct a transparent investigation" into claims that PA Security Forces use Facebook to spy on Palestinian civilians
After Facebook states that the PA was using their platform to "carry out hostile activities aimed at breaching the privacy of Palestinian citizens" the ICHR says they are "greatly concerned given that this poses a serious threat to the citizens ’ right to privacy and violating these rights constitute a crime"
Apr 22, 2021
The PA has been holding "long-running cyberespionage campaigns which feature spies and booby-traps" to target Palestinian civilians
"The Palestinian Preventive Security Service, which is loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas, has been running rudimentary hacking operations targeting roughly 800 people," reports Reuters news agency
Apr 22, 2021
Abbas kicks senior official out of Fatah after he attempts to form a separate list to run in the PA elections
Abbas’ publishes a letter "expelling" Nasser Al-Qidwa from the Fatah Central Committee, after he “harmed its unity,” saying that the decision would only be recanted if Al-Qidwa withdraws his list from the PA election ballot
Mar 11, 2021
PA Ministry of Education threatens Jerusalem schools that teach the Israeli curriculum instead of the PA curriculum
To ensure that it can impose its own terror inciting curriculum, PA warns that “it will not hesitate to decisively deal with any school” that adopts any curriculum other than its own
Mar 9, 2021
"Freedom of expression only goes as far as Islam’s Prophet Muhammad" declare protestors in Ramallah
Protestors in Ramallah against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad chant "I would give my father, my mother, and my life for Messenger Muhammad" and state that free speech ends when it insults the prophet
Oct 28, 2020
Journalists and feminist activists are being "attacked," "slandered" and sent death threats for their "feminist activity"
Attacking Palestinian journalists who stand up for "women's rights" are just "attempts to intimidate which rest on narrow-mindedness that strives to incite and threaten with the sword of our religion and the traditions and customs of our noble and tolerant society" says Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate
Jun 27, 2020
PA daily op-ed criticizes PA and Hamas, explains why Palestinians distrust their leadership
Excerpt of op-ed by former PA Minister of Prisoners Ashraf Al-Ajrami Headline: "The tragic situation: A lack of trust between the public and the leaders" "Recently there has been little response by the Palestinian public to the factions and leaders' calls, regardless of their political and..."
Aug 7, 2019