Palestinian Leader Abbas Curbs Social Media Expression in Decree

Luxurious Home of Mahmoud Abbas

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUG. 11, 2017, 2:54 A.M. E.D.T. RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has clamped down on social media and news websites — the main outlets for debate and dissent in the West Bank — with a vaguely worded decree that critics say allows his government to jail anyone on charges of harming […]

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