The Palestinian Authority took action against Palestinians who took part in a US-led peace workshop in Bahrain in 2019, the US said in a recent report. The workshop, titled Peace to Prosperity, was part of former President Donald Trump’s program on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Palestinian Authority boycotted the event, but several individual Palestinians took part in it – and, according to the US, drew Ramallah’s ire. The 2020 Country Report on Human Rights, released by the State Department on Tuesday, includes references to reports that “Palestinian security forces arrested, intimidated, and tortured Palestinians following their participation in an international conference in Bahrain.” READ MORE
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