Tag Archives: Palestinian civil society

Is there a Path to Democracy in the Arab World?

     

The Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (above) is an exemplar of Palestinian civil society, notes Council on Foreign Relations analyst Elliott Abrams. The group, which monitors corruption in Gaza and… Read more »

Aid scandals highlight Palestinian ‘institutional decay and corruption’

     

Israeli prosecutors on Tuesday charged a  employee of the United Nations in the Gaza Strip with providing material assistance to Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the territory, including helping… Read more »

Palestinian teachers’ protest ‘revitalizing’ democracy, exposing PA corruption

     

One of the largest protests the West Bank has seen in recent years is not aimed against the Israeli occupation, but to deliver a message to the Palestinian Authority, Al… Read more »

Quiet consensus against Palestinian elections

     

It’s rare these days to find anything that Hamas, the Palestinian Authority, the U.S. and Israel agree on. And yet when it comes to elections there is a  choosing their… Read more »

Palestinians’ ‘muzzled democracy’: Hamas-Fatah conflict = hard road ahead

     

Nearly a year after the Islamist movement Hamas and its secular rivals in Fatah signed a “national reconciliation” agreement, the two are no nearer to bridging their differences or tackling… Read more »