January 7, 2013
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Jailed Barghouti calls for Palestinian 'spring' (KHALED ABU TOAMEH, 01/06/2013, Jerusalem Post)
Posted by Orrin Judd at January 7, 2013 5:03 PMJailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti on Sunday called for a Palestinian "spring" to force Fatah and Hamas to end their dispute and achieve unity. [...]"I call on the Palestinian people and youth to take the initiative to impose unity," Barghouti said."I call on them to take to the streets in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the diaspora and protest in front of the offices of the Palestinian factions and leaderships until the end of the division."Barghouti said that Palestinians should not wait for Egypt or any other country to achieve reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah. "We need reconciliation now and without delay," he stressed.