Callamard began her duties as secretary-general just last month.
Last week, Abbas dismissed Kidwa from the ruling Fatah faction because of the latter’s decision to form his own list to contest the upcoming Palestinian general elections.
Abbas and other senior Fatah officials have threatened to take punitive measures against any member of the faction who runs outside the official list.
It is time we face the truth.
The last presidential election was held on January 9, 2005, when Abbas was elected to succeed former PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat.
Deposed Fatah operative Mohammed Dahlan, a former PA security commander in the Gaza Strip, moved to the United Arab Emirates after falling out with PA President Mahmoud Abbas ten years ago.
Arafat died on November 11, 2004. He is commonly remembered for brokering peace accords with Israeli leaders, but the Palestinian Authority has chosen to highlight his calls for martyrs.
"We are proud of the distinguished leaders whose bodies are no more, but whose spirit remains among us.”
Erekat also says symbols of the UAE should not be harmed, but other Palestinians outraged at apology
But historic events are not only successes; failures can also be historic in marking a turning point, a watershed moment. And Camp David was just that.