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Palestine articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Palestine. Palestine is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, Palestine has been "effectively split in two with the West Bank governed by the Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip governed separately by Hamas" but hope for a future state remains strong. Also see our articles on Israel, the Arab Spring, and the broader Middle East.
More astounding than events in Israel last week was the much larger than expected support for the atrocities by the woke left.
I don’t talk about the Middle East much, because the more I learn the less I seem to understand. Many, many people, hope and pray for the end of the conflict.
Palestinian factions signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers on Thursday, vowing to hold elections by next October in their latest attempt to end rift.
Back then – as now – this fit into a “colonialist” narrative of European Jews oppressing Arabs – an easy, eye pleasing but intellectually lazy fit.
The elections came after a decade of delays in Palestinian elections. They have raised much hope about stability in the territory.
The Gaza Strip is notorious for all the wrong reasons, but the territory’s recent democratic elections went completely ignored.
In a new report, Amnesty International accuses Israel of running an “apartheid” state. Israel has accused the rights group of antisemitism in response.
Hamas has refused to allow the Gaza Strip to host the second phase of Palestinian municipal elections, slated for March 26.
The loss of control of Gaza by Hamas should underpin America’s strategy in the region in the coming years. How can this be won?