Monthly Archives: November 1998

US Consul Won’t Help the Boims: “We Can’t Visit Foreign Jails …”

An underlying premise of the Wye accords that were signed by the US, Israel, the Palestine Authority and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the White House on October 23 was that the CIA...

Deterioration of Human Rights

In order to more correctly assess the impact of the Palestinian authority on human rights it is necessary to go back only one year to July 1997. During this period between Har Homa (the...

Inside the PA Media: 19th November, 1998

An announcement of the Shabiba Movement of the Fatah, which calls for the voting for its list of students in the elections of the Open University of Jerusalem in Gaza. In the announcement appears...

Official Palestine Broadcasting Corporation Radio

Nov 16, 7 a.m. Narrator's Remarks (Youssef Mahmoud): Today is the day of the Mihraj (celebration off Muhammad's legendary nocturnal journey from the Meccan Mosque to the Furthest Mosque, assumed by later Muslim commentaries to be...

Shanda! Do the Prisoners of Zion have to Live a Life of Disgrace?

There was a time when we asked for your help in the struggle against the Soviet government. Now we ask you to help us in our struggle for survival with the authorities of Israel...

A Day in Official Palestinian Media

Today, Faisal Al-Husseini, the Palestinian Minister for Jerusalem affairs attacked Israel's municipal elections in Jerusalem, calling Israel's rule anywhere in Jerusalem as "illegal." In addition the PLO's Fatah branch announced that they would be...

Official Media of the Palestine Authority, November 15, 1998

Excerpts from Arafat's Speech in Ramallah: Narrator quoting Arafat: "We are building our state, piece by piece and will continue until our state is established and Holy Jerusalem is its capital. We are only a...

MidEast Peace Facilitation Act

Title IV of Public Law 104-99 or the Middle East Peace Facilitation Act, passed by the US Congress on February 12, 1996 stipulates that: "It is the sense of Congress... the PLO... must do far...

Ten Days in the Life of the Palestine Authority

Palestinians wary of Israeli ratification of Wye The Palestinian Authority has expressed displeasure with the ratification by the Cabinet of the Wye Plantation agreement. This, despite a meeting by Israeli envoy Yitzhak Molcho with PA...

An Interactive Critique of Jerusalem Post Editor Jeff Barak’s Interview with Yassir Arafat

On Friday, November 13, 1998, the editor of the Jerusalem Post, Mr. Jeff Barak, condcuted an interview with Yassir Arafat. The article was entitled "Arafat's charm offensive". Media Reasearch Analyst and Israel Resource News...