'Palestinians' turn down Netanyahu's bribe
'Palestinians' rioted in Hebron and Ramallah
on Sunday despite an order from Prime Minister Netanyahu to turn over tax revenues collected on their behalf in January. The turnover would be the second time that Israel is donating money to the 'Palestinian Authority' since the UN vote on 'Palestinian statehood.'
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent a message to the Palestinian
Authority to calm tensions in the West Bank on Sunday as Palestinians
rioted and threw stones at security forces near Hebron.
senior aide to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gave no
indication the Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the West
Bank, would issue any call for calm, and blamed Israel for the spike in
According to Channel 10, Netanyahu also instructed Israeli
authorities to transfer the PA its tax revenues for January, "so that
they won't have an excuse not to enforce calm on the ground."
Security forces were on high alert in the West Bank and east Jerusalem on Sunday morning amid concerns that the death of Palestinian prisoner Arafat Jaradat in Megiddo Prison on Saturday would set off violent Palestinian demonstrations.
The Palestinian Authority on Saturday strongly condemned Jaradat's death
from an apparent heart attack and called for a UN investigation into
There were demonstrations in Ramallah and Hebron
following his death and 4,500 Palestinians in Israeli prisons sent back
there food Sunday morning in protest.
Israel Prison Service
spokesman Sivan Veitzman said the protest includes nearly all of the
security prisoners in Israel's jails but that the IPS does not view the
action as a hunger strike and that they expect that the protest will
only last one day, at most three.
I wonder how often prisoners in Arab countries send back their food.
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