13 iunie 2018

Palestinians ban protests after hundreds oppose Gaza measures


The Palestinian government has temporarily banned public protests, it announced Wednesday, ahead of a planned demonstration in the occupied West Bank opposing punitive measures against Hamas-run Gaza. Late Sunday hundreds took to the streets of Ramallah, the West Bank city that houses the Palestinian government, calling for president Mahmud Abbas to end measures against Gaza that critics say harm the two million residents. Organisers estimated 2,000 people attended, a rare show of opposition to [...]