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The PA's response to the truth being exposed is to increase its violent repression

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The Palestinian Authority has stepped up its notorious "accomplishments" against the Palestinian people. Statistics published by the Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) show that in June, the PA's violations against journalists, for example, exceeded those committed by Israel.

Out of 123 attacks on journalists in June, 69 were committed by "Palestinian parties", compared with the 52 attacks attributed to Israel. The reduction in Israeli attacks on journalists was attributed to a decrease in confrontations in June in comparison with May, when Sheikh Jarrah was the focus of attention. However, MADA also notes that Palestinian attacks on journalists mirrored Israel's violence against the media.

Amid growing criticism and dissent against the PA, which was heightened with the extrajudicial killing of Palestinian activist and critic Nizar Banat, Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh attempted to........

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