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Will Palestine unity help the struggle?

Last week, the two biggest Palestinian political factions announced that they signed an initial unity agreement. This deal was announced by both sides as a "a declaration of the end to division and a return to national Palestinian unity".

While this is a positive steps, there are many big issues to resolve between the two organizations, including the ongoing occupation, a crackdown on independent Palestinian media, and the repression and jailing of Palestinian activists by Israel.

Asia Pacific Currents interviewed interviewed Reem Yunis, Palestinian and socialist activist in Melbourne Australia, on the reasons of this latest unity agreement and possible outcomes for Palestinian people.

Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

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