Saturday, September 24, 2011

Forced activism in Gaza and the West Bank

Imagine that your employer told you there would be an anti-Israel demonstration on Tuesday and that your attendance was required or you would lose your job.

Welcome to the (future) state of Palestine.

From the World Tribune September 23

Palestinian Authority employees ordered
to participate in anti-Israel protests

RAMALLAH — The Palestinian Authority was said to have mobilized thousands of civil servants for anti-Israeli demonstrations in the West Bank.

Opposition sources said the PA has ordered the more than 100,000 civil servants to participate in demonstrations for Palestinian statehood. They said PA and Fatah officials ensured that government employees attended anti-Israeli protests during work hours.

"PA employees have been told that if they don't attend these demonstrations, they will be fired," an opposition source said.

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