Who Has a Tighter Iron Fist, Hamas or Israel? It's Hard to Tell

In Hamas-ruled Gaza, violent dispersal of women protesters inspires governmental qualms and leads to an inquest. In the West Bank, however, under Israel's military rule, a violent break-up of demonstrations ends in arbitrary arrest.

The police dispersed the protesters by force. Female protesters, actually, which might make everything more readable and enticing, especially when we go on...