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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"
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
Independent Palestinian news agency reports on arrest of journalist by PA security forces
Headline: “The arrest of journalist Al-Fakhouri – there are no freedoms under the roof of the [PA] Security Forces headquarters” “Journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron has been detained in the [PA] Preventive Security Forces headquarters in Hebron since Wednesday [July 24, 2019]… and this...”
Jul 27, 2019
PA security forces continue to detain Palestinian journalist
Headline: “The Palestinian [PA] Security [Forces] are continuing the detention of journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri” “The Palestinian [PA] Preventive Security [Forces] are continuing to hold journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron in detention for a fourth day, as the Palestinian Magistrate’s Court in...”
Jul 27, 2019
PA security forces release businessman who participated in US-led Bahrain conference, following US pressure
Headline: “Exclusive to Amad: The [PA] government in Ramallah releases Abu Mayaleh due to an American threat” “The intelligence forces of the [PA] government in Ramallah released businessman Saleh Abu Mayalah from Hebron on Saturday evening [June 29, 2019]. Palestinian sources told [the independent...”
Jun 29, 2019
PA arrests man for saying Arafat was not a Martyr
“Namir Mughrabi, a student at Birzeit University, attacked Martyr Yasser Arafat in a post on her private Facebook page, claiming that the reason behind the defeat of Fatah’s Shabiba [student movement] in the Birzeit University [elections] is that they chose the name “Martyr Yasser Arafat Bloc” for...”
Apr 25, 2015
PA arrests man because “he attacked and slandered Yasser Arafat”
“The [PA] General Intelligence Service arrested today [April 25, 2015] Khalil Ali Afaneh, a clerk at the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Abu Dis, after he attacked and slandered Yasser Arafat, the eternal Martyr leader and the symbol of the Palestinian people.” Click to view bulletin
Apr 25, 2015
PA TV censors broadcast as citizens criticize PA leaders
PA TV host: "We return to you, sir. What did you want to say?" Razi in studio audience: "President Abbas, may Allah protect him, and Prime Minister Dr. Salam Fayyad: Where are you when prices keep rising? Where are you when there is unemployment? Where are your ministers, Dr. Salam? They should see..."
Sep 6, 2012