Articles

Reading through the archives

Arjan El Fassed
Ram,
Palestine
29 September 2002

History repeats itself or nothing changes. Arjan El Fassed reads an April 5, 1982 edition of Newsweek.

Nablus: The Intifada, two years and still going

Amer Abdelhadi
Nablus,
Palestine
28 September 2002

On the second anniversary of the Intifada and day 99 of the Israeli curfew on Nablus, Amer Abdelhadi wished the world would not only watch, and that they would monitor, detect, witness, study, examine and correct. “We are not asking for much are we? It is a just peace we are after”.

BBC report on Intifada anniversary incomplete, unfair

Ali Abunimah
28 September 2002

EI’s Ali Abunimah says that a BBC News Online report about the second anniversary of the Intifada includes Israeli claims that Palestinians deliberately began a violent campaign against Israel, without mentioning strong evidence to the contrary, as from the Mitchell Commission report.

Wake up and smell the occupation

Sam Bahour
al-Bireh,
Palestine
28 September 2002

As Israel jumps from one self-made crisis to the next, the State of Israel itself is in an alarming condition. Sam Bahour reports from under siege in Ramallah/Al-Bireh.

Update: New Israeli map highlights Palestinian concerns about "security fence"

Arjan El Fassed
28 September 2002

Media reports about the construction of Israel’s so-called ‘security fence’ barely touch on the details of the venture and its implications for Palestinians. EI’s Arjan El Fassed writes about a recently released Israeli map that raises new concerns about Israel’s so-called ‘security fence’.

Arjan El Fassed: 'If you cannot influence the media, become the media'

Laurens Lammers
27 September 2002

Dutch online-magazine De Internetjournalist profiles EI’s Arjan El Fassed and the Electronic Intifada. This interview originally appeared in Dutch.

Campus Watch: Interview with Prof. Joseph Massad

Nigel Parry
27 September 2002

Following the launch of “Campus Watch”, a new Daniel Pipes project to monitor the views of Middle East Studies lecturers on campuses, EI’s Nigel Parry interviewed academic Joseph Massad about how he felt to be one of the professors on which a “dossier” had been opened.

Surfing the Net: Virtual war

Hannah Brown
27 September 2002

In which Hannah Brown of The Jerusalem Post says “EI…is very professional, user-friendly and well written…the Electronic Intifada is the Palestinian CNN

Health situation of Palestinian people living in the occupied Palestinian Territory

World Health Organization
26 September 2002

Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, WHO Director-General, announced today that the health situation of people in the occupied Palestinian territory is deteriorating as a result of the escalation of the conflict compounded by further border closures and curfews throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip since March 2002.

Campus Watch: Interview with Prof. M. Shahid Alam

Nigel Parry
26 September 2002

Following the launch of “Campus Watch”, a new Daniel Pipes project to monitor the views of Middle East Studies lecturers on campuses, EI’s Nigel Parry interviewed academic M. Shahid Alam about how he felt to be one of the professors on which a “dossier” had been opened.

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