More than 50 Palestinians and eight Israelis have been killed in renewed violence in Israel and Palestine.

The latest unrest was triggered by Israel's increased restrictions on Palestinian access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and visits to the site by Jewish groups last month. 

Since then, stabbings, shootings and clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces have erupted throughout the occupied territories, including the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. Palestinians are continuing to protest restrictions on movement, attacks by settlers and failed peace negotiations. 

As violence continues to escalate, is the Palestinian Authority failing its people?  And will a 'third intifada' help the Palestinian cause? 

In this week's Headliner, Mehdi Hasan asks PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat what the PA is doing to protect Palestinians.

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Source: Al Jazeera