Dr. Talal Abu Rokbeh is the managing editor of Al- Mowataneh Journal in Gaza and the author of numerous studies and research on the Palestinian political system. He is a civil society trainer on democracy and human rights. He holds a PhD in political science from Carthage University in Tunis. Dr. Abu Rokbeh is the descendant of a Palestinian refugee family from Demreh village in the south of Palestine and lives in Jabalia Refugee Camp in the Gaza Strip.
Israel is not solely responsible for the erosion and weakening of democracy in the
Palestinian scene. Palestinian political actors exploit the internal division to seize
control, dominate, and monopolize governance, concentrating power in the hands of