Terror factions are furious with Palestinian banks for shutting terrorists’ accounts to avoid prosecution under Israeli law.
Palestinians identified as members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades fired shots in the air recently at crowded rallies to protest the closure of bank accounts used to transfer salaries to terrorists and their families.
According to experts monitoring the situation, terrorists and their sympathizers have been staging similar protests since last weekend.
Banks reportedly shut the accounts after Palestinian Media Watch, an Israeli watchdog, sent letters warning that authorities would pursue individuals and entities that violate the Israeli statute outlawing terror salaries.
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militants discharge their firearms in close proximity to onlookers at the al Am’ari refugee camp Sunday night. Militants have been protesting the closing of “pay for slay” bank accounts for several nights in a row. #WestBank pic.twitter.com/xMOfiDnsCf
— Joe Truzman (@Jtruzmah) May 11, 2020
Palestinian militants, rumored to be al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militants, discharge their weapons in protest against the closure of “pay for slay” bank accounts Saturday evening. #WestBank pic.twitter.com/xTcGo2KsY5
— Joe Truzman (@Jtruzmah) May 10, 2020
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