CMEP Bulletin: Will Unrest Derail Kerry’s Peace Push?
weekly update from CMEP
The death of a Palestinian prisoner in an Israeli jail ignited protests in the West Bank and Gaza this week that included demonstrations in the streets that led to the fatal shootings of two Palestinian youths, a strike by thousands of Palestinian prisoners, two rockets fired from Gaza and subsequent Israeli airstrike. While periodic upticks in violence seem to be par for the course in the region, this latest round will make Secretary of State John Kerry’s job much harder while he’s visiting this weekend.
Click here to continue reading this week’s CMEP Bulletin, including the following items:
- Violence after prisoner death
- Kerr’s third visit in a month
- CMEP Advocacy Conference 2013
- Further reading