Abbas fears the Prisoners' Hunger Strike

Cook, Jonathan
http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/04/abbas-fears-the-prisoners-hunger-strike/

Publisher:  Dissident Voice
Date Written:  30/04/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20696

The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas is due to meet Donald Trump to discuss reviving the long-cold corpse of the peace process. Back home, things are heating up. There is anger in the West Bank, both on the streets and within the ranks of Abbas's Fatah movement. The trigger is a hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners.

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