Yara Hawari is the Palestine Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network.
As their violence regularly demonstrates, PA security forces are nothing but subcontractors of the Israeli regime.
Sanctions are used to punish those who brazenly violate international law. So why is Israel not sanctioned yet?
The grassroots campaign united Palestinians in resistance and turned the world’s attention to Israel’s occupation.
Israeli forces are using a ‘crowd control’ weapon with which they collectively punish Palestinians for protesting.
The international community and its weak condemnations will not help Palestinians. It is time for a new strategy.