In the wake of the highly touted release of President Trump’s Peace Plan for Middle East, drafted in part by his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, protests have escalated and several Palestinians were killed last week by Israeli security forces in the West Bank.
A spokesperson for the Palestinian Authority stated the Palestinian people will not abide by the Trump plan, which, in violation of international law, allows Israel to occupy (a.k.a. steal) more land in the West Bank.
Representing almost 90 percent of the population, approximately three million Palestinians live in the West Bank. The Trump plan was drafted without any input from Palestinian authorities.
Since taking office, Trump shut down the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington; cut off aid to Palestinians; and ended all funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, which offers humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees.
Trump moved the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and, also in violation of international law, proclaimed Israel has the right to take control of Syria’s Golan Heights, which Israel has occupied since the 1967 war.

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