PLO Runs “Police-State” in Arafat’s “Self-rule” Areas

JERUSALEM (Reuters 20th January, 1998) - A leading Palestinian human rights group, accusing the Palestinian Authority of acting like a "police state," issued a scathing report Tuesday detailing widespread human rights abuses in Palestinian-ruled...

Al Ahram on Israel Scene and Peace Process

The following are excerpts from articles which appeared in the Egyptian English weekly, Al-Ahram. A Watershed in Israel by Mohamed Sid-Ahmed David Levy's resignation should not be regarded as one other minister quitting Netanyahu's right-wing coalition, but...

PLC Rep. Hatem Abdul Kader: Arafat Can’t Compromise On Jerusalem

IMRA: interviewed Jerusalem Fatah Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Representative, Hatem Abdul Kader, in English, on January 3rd. The entire interview follows: IMRA: You are quoted in the weekly "Al-Bayader Al-Siyasi" today as saying that you...

Can Palestinian Authority Request the Transfer of Israelis?

Recently a number of Israeli commentators have defended the Palestinian Authority's (PA) refusal to transfer terrorists to Israel by claiming that this is acceptable behavior since Israel does not extradite Israelis to the PA....

Arafat’s Gaza … on CBS TV

Washington - 18 December: Just a few weeks ago when Madeleine Albright made her first swing through the Middle East, CBS News' veteran correspondent Bob Simon broadcast an unusually candid report from Gaza. Network...

Peace Now on PA Material and Hebron

IMRA interviewed Mossy Raz, political secretary of Peace Now, in Hebrew, on December 19. IMRA: This week the Prime Minister's Office released a collection of anti-Semitic material which has come out of the Palestinian Authority...

Father of Murdered Boy Ponders Contradictory Standards of Extradition

October 30th, 1997 Stanley Boim 18 Brand Street Jerusalem, Israel re: Justice for Mr. S & Mr. H A certain Mr. S journeyed half way around the year from Maryland, U.S.A., to find a place to hide from justice....

Arrested Professor Charged with “Collaboration”

On 2 July, the Palestinian Preventative Security Service (PSS) arrested Dr. Fathi Ahmed Subuh. Dr. Subuh is the head of the Department of Education at al Azhar University in Gaza and the Director of...

“Myths, Lies and Arafat Videotapes on Capitol Hill”

On September 20, 1995, I was in attendance at the House International Relations Committee hearing that took place on Capitol Hill. As the press liaison for the Institute for Peace Education, LTD, I was...

Official Palestine Authority Paper Mocks U.S. Secretary of State Albright

The following is a translation of an article which appeared in the official Palestinian Authority newspaper, Al-Hayat Al-Jadeeda, on 3rd October, 1997. The translation was provided by the "Palestine Media Review" Antipathetic Woman by Hafet al-Barghouti,...