The municipality of a Parisian suburb honored Palestinian Fatah faction leader Marwan Barghouti, who is serving multiple life sentences in Israel for acts of terrorism against civilians.
A watchdog on anti-Semitism vowed legal action against a French municipality that named a street after Marwan Barghouti.
Retired Israeli security insiders have been warning for years about the danger of an explosion of violence. Now that the explosion is here, uniformed brass are also speaking out.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked Washington to mediate with Israel for the release of Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian leader and possible presidential contender jailed a decade ago over a spate of suicide bombings.
In October, supporters of Marwan Barghouti staged a large protest calling for his release. The venue was Robben’s Island — where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison.
An international campaign launched in Cape Town to free Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails has been condemned by the South African Zionist Federation.
President Mahmoud Abbas predicted the end of a five-year split between the two big Palestinian factions as his Fatah movement staged its first mass rally in Gaza with the blessing of Hamas Islamists who rule the enclave.
Imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti who last week called on Palestinians to commence a popular uprising against Israel, has been placed in solitary confinement in Hadarim prison, and denied his rights to see visitors.