Abbas versus Barghouti, round 2 – Shlomi Eldar – Al-Monitor 25.04.17
The Fatah movement declared April 28 a Day of Rage, in support of the hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. For the first time since the outbreak of the second intifada in 2000, Fatah activists openly called on Palestinians to clash with Israeli forces at West Bank roadblocks.
Israeli army, Palestinians clash during protests in support of hunger-striking prisoners – Jack Khoury, Yotam Berger & Gili Cohen – Haaretz 28.04.17
What Yair Lapid got wrong about Barghouti – Daniel Bar-Tal – The Times of Israel 27.04.17
Former terrorists have often become important peace leaders of their countries, including Yitzhak Shamir and Menachem Begin. The most elementary study of history will show that occupying powers first try to prevent and then retaliate against any violent – or non-violent – show of resistance.