Articles

Campus Watch: Interview with Prof. Juan Cole

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 Juan Cole about how he felt to be one of the professors on which a “dossier” had been opened.

Killing of Palestinian Journalist in Ramallah

International Federation of Journalists
26 September 2002

The International Federation of Journalists today called the shooting of a Palestinian journalist in Ramallah during street protests over Israeli actions in the town a “new and tragic act of media persecution that compounds Israeli violations of Palestinian rights.”

Weekly report on human rights violations

Palestinian Center for Human Rights
26 September 2002

This week, human rights violations perpetrated against Palestinian civilians have included willful killings, shelling of, and incursion into Palestinian areas, house demolition, and agricultural land leveling. This week, 20 Palestinians, 19 civilians and a security man, including 6 children, a handicapped man and a journalist, were killed and dozens were wounded by Israeli occupying forces.

American academia may be principal casualty of Sept. 11

Abdelwahab El-Affendi
26 September 2002

As overseas students have trouble getting visas and special interest groups target academics who speak their minds, Abdelwahab El-Affendi argues that American academia is one of the victims of September 11 in the following article in The Daily Star.

Nablus: Home snaching, back to square one

Amer Abdelhadi
Nablus,
Palestine
25 September 2002

After what seemed like four days of near peace, most people being able to get from one place to the other with less chances of getting spotted, a large number army tanks, armored vehicles and army jeeps re-entered Nablus. The buildings, residential ones, are snatched again. Day 96 of the curfew.

Campus Watch: Middle East McCarthyism?

Nigel Parry and
Ali Abunimah
25 September 2002

Daniel Pipes’ Middle East Forum has launched a website called Campus Watch to police academics’ views on the Middle East. EI’s Nigel Parry and Ali Abunimah report on the developments and announce a series of interviews with the academics that Pipes’ site is “monitoring”.

Campus Watch: Interview with Prof. Rashid Khalidi

Nigel Parry
25 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 Palestinian academic Rashid Khalidi about how he felt to be one of the professors on which a “dossier” had been opened.

Lives of Israelis finally getting back to normal

Mandela Ibn Madroob
25 September 2002

Setting aside war and terror, Israelis are following their government’s advice and resuming their normal routines: going to work, taking kids to school, and having dinner in restaurants. And harassing Palestinians. Mandela Ibn Madroob reports from Kiryat Arba.

The role of leadership in a democracy

Hasan Abu Nimah
25 September 2002

The Palestinian people are stuck between a brutal and lethal Israeli occupation, and leaders who have served them poorly. Hasan Abu-Nimah writing for EI, argues that root and branch reform is needed, but not the kind advocated by Israel and the United States.

Why did they demonstrate?

Awatef Sheikh
Dahiye al-Barid
25 September 2002

Last week, Palestinians went out in the streets, defying the curfew, to protest Israeli actions against the Palestinian president and the demolition of his compound. Some asked why did they demonstrate? Was it in order to show their support for Yasser Arafat? Or did they protest against something else? Awatef Sheikh explains.

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