West Bank Palestinians Protest PA Sanctions Against Gaza Strip

HeadlineJun 14, 2018

In the West Bank city of Ramallah, Palestinian forces used batons and tear gas Wednesday to clear hundreds of protesters calling on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to end financial sanctions on the Gaza Strip. The sanctions are aimed at Abbas’s rival political party, Hamas. Protesters say the policy has exacerbated the already disastrous effects of Israel’s siege.

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