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Graffiti on the wall at the checkpoint Qalandia (photo: Yannick von Lautz)

Protests in the Palestinian Territories

A Belated Arab Spring for Palestine?

Demonstrations by thousands of Palestinians against rising food and fuel prices have alarmed the rulers in Ramallah: the government of Salam Fayyad is coming under increasing pressure as people demand explanations for the country's ongoing economic plight. Is Palestine on the brink of an upheaval like the Arab Spring that swept through other countries in the region? By Fabian SchmidmeierMore