But to get anyone interested in this story, you'd have to find a way to blame it on Israel. Hass is trying. These are the same security authorities that have won praise from the occupier for the quiet they've achieved while the occupier acts: confiscating land, demolishing homes, expelling people, arresting children, preventing free movement and killing. The lies that accompany these activities and their close affiliation with Fatah cast a shadow over the trustworthiness of the leadership in the eyes of its people. Does anyone really think it would be different if Israel were - God forbid - not in the picture? Does Iran issue passports to opponents of its government? Does Syria? Does 'moderate' Egypt? The 'Palestinians' are behaving the way every government in the Arab Muslim world behaves. But the 'Palestinians' are not used to no one caring about them. This time, Israel is really not involved so no one cares. If - God forbid - there is one day a 'Palestinian state,' this sort of occurrence will be routine, and so long as Israel cannot be blamed, no one will care.
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from the article: The Palestinian Authority is imprisoning Gazans