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Palestinian Authority allowed to register 4,000 Palestinians in its civil registry

Jerusalem24 – Today, Tuesday, Israel has allowed the Palestinian Authority, for the first time in decades, to register 4,000 Palestinians in the civil registry.

According to the Israeli news website, Ynet, 1200 of them were defined as those who do not have an identity card and live in the West Bank and did not obtain a Palestinian identity card for various reasons such as being born at home without being registered in the civil registry. Some of them entered the West Bank, married and resided there without being registered in an orderly manner, and some of them were returned to the Palestinian territories after the Oslo Accords and lived for years without an identity.

About a week ago, the Palestinian Civil Affairs Authority announced the start of Israel’s approval of family unification requests for thousands of cases.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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