Articles

Marwan Barghouti presents charge sheet against State of Israel (part 2 of 2)

3 October 2002

Today, October 3rd, Israel’s trial against Marwan Barghouti — member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and alleged head of the Fatah Tanziim militia — resumes at the Tel Aviv District Court. At the trial, Barghouti presented a 54-count indictment against the State of Israel. The Electronic Intifada obtained a copy of his charge sheet (part 2 of 2).

Wanted: Solidarity, not Tears

Khalil Abu Shammala
Gaza City
2 October 2002

The Palestinian people have begun to lose all hope and trust in the institutions and mechanisms of the international community. A society that has always valued large families, healthy children, and hospitality is now unable to provide even a minimal amount of milk for its babies. It is time for solidarity, not just sympathy, from the international community.

Support and criticism for NPR's series on the history of the Palestine-Israel conflict

Ali Abunimah
2 October 2002

EI’s Ali Abunimah finds that an installment of National Public Radio’s special series on the history of Palestine gets it largely right, but misses a major point about the expulsion of the Palestinians.

Weekly report on human rights violations

Palestinian Center for Human Rights
2 October 2002

This week, 10 Palestinian civilians, including an infant who inhaled tear gas and two children, were killed by the Israeli army. Another Palestinian civilian died from a heart attack while waiting at an Israeli military checkpoint north of Khan Yunis.

UNICEF: Thousands of Palestinian Children Denied Access to Schools

United Nations Children's Fund
2 October 2002

A month into the Palestinian school year, the UNICEF Special Representative in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Pierre Poupard, today expressed serious concern over the number of Palestinian children being prevented from attending school by Israel-imposed restrictions.

A popular movement in Palestine: The case for education

Toine van Teeffelen
1 October 2002

Toine van Teeffelen describes the changing nature of the occupation and changes in the general political environment that allows an emerging popular movement. From Bethlehem, he looks at the field of education.

Qalqilya and the wall

Susan Brannon
East Jerusalem
1 October 2002

In the past week, Qalqilya has been under 120 hours of curfew, leaving residents only 28 hours to shop, work and visit with families. The people of Qalqilya have faced hardship for many years, quietly obeying the continual occupation that comes in waves on the town. For what? Susan Brannon reports.

Israeli activists fly kites over military prison in support of Israeli conscientious objectors

Forum in Support of Conscientious Objectors
1 October 2002

Israeli activists from the Forum in Support of Conscientious Objectors flew kites over Military Prison #6 in support of Israeli conscientious objectors imprisoned for refusing to serve in the army. This Forum press release describes the events on 28 September 2002.

Distance Learning: An educational survival strategy in war-like conditions at the Institute of Community and Public Health, Birzeit University (part 1 of 2)

Samia Halileh and
Rita Giacaman
1 October 2002

One of the features of prolonged Israeli sieges is that everyone, no matter what their line of work or social status, will have to deal with the interruption to their life posed by closures, checkpoints, and cope with days and weeks spent trapped in the confines of their town or, in the case of curfews, the walls of their home. Samia Halileh and Rita Giacaman, who work for the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, have documented the Institute’s process of “accommodating exceptional circumstances”. The following report is a glimpse into the dangers and frustrations of trying to carry on an academic life during wartime.

Distance Learning: An educational survival strategy in war-like conditions at the Institute of Community and Public Health, Birzeit University (part 2 of 2)

Samia Halileh and
Rita Giacaman
1 October 2002

One of the features of prolonged Israeli sieges is that everyone, no matter what their line of work or social status, will have to deal with the interruption to their life posed by closures, checkpoints, and cope with days and weeks spent trapped in the confines of their town or, in the case of curfews, the walls of their home. Samia Halileh and Rita Giacaman, who work for the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, have documented the Institute’s process of “accommodating exceptional circumstances”. The following report is a glimpse into the dangers and frustrations of trying to carry on an academic life during wartime.

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