Palestinians demonstrate in the centre of the West Bank city of Ramallah against the security coordination between Palestinian security forces and Israel on March 13, 2017. AFP / ABBAS MOMANI
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Several hundred Palestinians marched in an anti-government protest Monday, calling for the resignation of President Mahmoud Abbas and criticizing his security coordination with Israel.Dozens of people have been detained after peaceful protests in the past six months, though most were released, said Ammar Dweik, head of Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights.The policy, in which Abbas' forces and Israeli troops cooperate against Islamic militants, is unpopular among Palestinians.A wave of violence that broke out in October 2015 has killed 255 Palestinians, 40 Israelis, two Americans, one Jordanian, an Eritrean and a Sudanese national, according to an AFP count.
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