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West Bank uprisings dampened by PA

The Palestinian Authority has maintained its stiff opposition to mass movements and protests, ensuring quiet on the West Bank front despite the war in Gaza.
An Israeli border police removes a Palestinian flag at the Israeli barrier fence during clashes with Palestinian protesters following the funeral of Palestinian Oday Jaber, whom medics said was killed by Israeli troops during Friday clashes at a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank village of Rafat near Ramallah August 2, 2014. Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Palestinian medical officials said. The violence erupted when a few
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The West Bank saw sporadic unrest during the Gaza war, but it is unlikely to develop into a full-fledged popular uprising largely due to the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) opposition to large-scale protests.

In addition to relief aid, fundraisers and donations, the activities in solidarity with Gaza that are taking place in the West Bank can be divided into four basic patterns:

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