by Abraham H. Miller - Since the Palestinian Authority’s takeover of Bethlehem in 1995, under the Oslo Accords with Israel, Bethlehem has been transformed from a Christian city into a Muslim city. Bethlehem’s remaining Christians now live in a condition of dhimmitude (a reference to the second-class citizenship Islam imposes on Christians) in the city of Jesus’ birth.which might seem a little harsh, but google lumped it in with the rest of the liberal media propoganda like
The Palestinians brought with them a political system based on primitive tribal relations, where the power of one’s clan became a substitute for the law. As a consequence, Christians have suffered civil outrage and criminal violence without recourse to justice.
[ cf Coming to Bethlehem: A Christmas without Christians ]
About 20 Palestinian militants armed with assault rifles stormed into Bethlehem city hall, across from the Church of the Nativity, traditionally considered to be built over the birthplace of Jesus. The gunmen were from the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, a militant group linked to the ruling Fatah movement of Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. They demanded to be put on the payroll of the Palestinian Authority.Now for the bonus round. Which is the Propoganda of the Evil Liberals in the Voice Of America???
"We want jobs," said one of the gunmen. "We want salaries for 320 Al Aksa members."
[ cf Palestinian Gunmen Briefly Seize Bethlehem Municipality ]
For extra crunchy bits, my co-work, pointed out the "DUH Moment" - a bunch of armed guys who want jobs in a security organization. That's not a protest, that's a Resume.