Tagged: Security Coordination

Expert Q&A re Protests Against the Palestinian Authority Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A re Protests Against the Palestinian Authority

There have been a series of protests against the Palestinian Authority (PA) recently, which Palestinian police violently dispersed. What are these demonstrations about? What are the protesters asking for? Diana Buttu, political analyst and former advisor to Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, weighs in.

on March 16, 2017
New Scanner Set to Increase Reconstruction Supplies to Gaza
The New York Times

New Scanner Set to Increase Reconstruction Supplies to Gaza

The Dutch foreign minister inaugurated a security scanner Wednesday that he says will increase the truckloads of supplies that enter Gaza from Israel and speed up efforts to rebuild the territory. Israel allows trucks carrying construction materials into the Gaza Strip under strict security measures. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said the scanner will ease the processing of the various materials.

on July 15, 2015
Palestine threatens to cut security ties with Israel
Al Jazeera

Palestine threatens to cut security ties with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to stop security coordination with Israel if the country continues to withhold millions of dollars of Palestinian tax revenue. Nabil Shaath, a senior Palestinian official, said on Sunday that Abbas warned European leaders that Palestinian officials would discuss the matter in a council meeting next week.

on February 22, 2015
Report: 151 Palestinian children being held in Israeli prisons
Ma'an News Agency

Report: 151 Palestinian children being held in Israeli prisons

At least 151 Palestinian children are currently being held as "security prisoners" in Israeli jails, Palestinian legal monitor Military Court Watch said in a statement on Tuesday. The group said that 47 percent of those are being held inside Israel in violation of the Geneva Conventions, which prevents the transfer of detainees outside of occupied territory as it limits their families' and lawyers' abilities to visit.

on February 5, 2015
Will the Palestinian Authority end security coordination with Israel?
Ehab Zahriyeh & Tony Karon, Al Jazeera America

Will the Palestinian Authority end security coordination with Israel?

The death of Palestine Liberation Organization official Ziad Abu Ein, who was struck by Israeli soldiers during a peaceful protest in the West Bank, has renewed calls for a halt to Palestinian Authority (PA) security cooperation with Israel. Such cooperation — which has been deemed vital by PA President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli top officials — is deeply unpopular among Palestinians.

on December 12, 2014
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