Arabs of Jerusalem apathetic about PA elections

Friday, January 07, 2005 | 
Fearing a low turnout of Arab Jerusalemites in Sundays election for Palestinian Authority chairman, PA and Fatah officials on Thursday stepped up their efforts to persuade residents to vote. Arab Jerusalemites are apathetic about the election. Rumors in East Jerusalem have had it that Israel is planning to confiscate ID cards from any resident who participates in the PA election, what the Arabs of Jerusalem certainly don’t want.

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