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Progressive US Democrats slam Palestinians over crackdown on critics

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Published: 27 August 2021

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Tlaib, Omar, Bush, Pocan and Murphy blast Ramallah’s ‘shameful’ arrests; UN and EU also condemn Palestinian Authority over activist arrests

Progressive Democrats tear into Palestinians over crackdown on critics (Times of Israel)
Tlaib, Omar, Bush, Pocan and Murphy blast Ramallah’s ‘shameful’ arrests; Sanders’s office said to have reached out to PA shortly before it agreed to release activists

UN, EU condemn Palestinian Authority over activist arrests (Al-Jazeera)
UN says it is ‘deeply concerned at continuing pressure on those seeking to exercise their rights to freedom of expression and assembly in Palestine’.

EU delays PA funding; salary payment in doubt as crisis deepens (Jerusalem Post)
The European Union has delayed by ten months this year’s funding to the Palestinian Authority.

Photo: From left, US Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

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