Jerusalem24 – Wake Up Palestine – On Saturday, June 26th, several Palestinians hit the streets to protest the killing of Nizar Banat, an outspoken political activist from Hebron who died as a result of physical assault by Palestinian security forces that arrested him. the protesters were chanting against the killing of Nizar, as well as the Palestinian authority. What happened next was terrifying as Palestinian security forces dressed in civilian clothing attacked protesters. They dragged protesters down the street, beat them and arrested them. Journalists were also attacked. Jerusalem24 covered this story of the demonstration here.
In this episode of Wake Up Palestine, Mohammad Hamayel discusses the situation with, former candidate for the Palestinian Legislative Council and member of the National Democratic Assembly, Nour Odeh. Odeh presented here opinions, challenges and what she considers possible solutions to the current problems in the Palestinian street.