Prospects for West Bank are bleak amid rising violence with world’s eyes on Gaza | World News | Sky News


Since the Hamas attacks, Israeli security forces have tried to prevent the West Bank from becoming another front in the war, but their draconian approach could be pushing the area closer to collapse.

Only a few weeks ago, the United Nations released a statement condemning what it described as “day after day of unprecedented bloodshed” against Palestinians in the West Bank.
With global eyes mostly focused on Gaza and increasingly the tense Israel-Lebanon border, life in the West Bank has dramatically deteriorated for Palestinians living there.
Since the Hamas attacks, Israeli security forces have worked to prevent the West Bank from becoming another front in the war, although there is evidence that their draconian approach is actually pushing the area closer to collapse.
Last year was already the most violent year in the West Bank for decades, even before 7 October, and more than 500 Palestinians have been killed in the Occupied Territories since those attacks.


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