Articles

Negatives Add Up in Mideast Coverage

Howard Kurtz
5 August 2002

Has network news, as many partisans charge, been taking sides in the Middle East? One thing is clear amid the carnage: Everyone involved is getting terrible press.

Nablus: 'In the Time of Curfew'

Arjan El Fassed
Ram,
Palestine
5 August 2002

‘Ala, who lives in Nablus, started to write his long awaited ‘Love in the Time of Curfew’, a title he borrowed from Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ novel, ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’.

Israel demolished nine homes, collective punishment

LAW
5 August 2002

LAW believes that nobody should be arrested, detained or exiled where there is no likelihood that he or she committed an offence or where there has been no proper legal process.

Nablus: Another extra-judicial execution

LAW
5 August 2002

Last night, Israeli forces committed another extra-judicial execution. According to LAW’s investigation and eyewitness accounts, at 23.00 on Sunday evening, Israeli forces raided the village of Burqa near Nablus and surrounded the home of Muhammad Faroniya.

Survey finds high rates of malnutrition and anemia in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

CARE International
5 August 2002

CARE International today released preliminary findings from two surveys focusing on the health and nutritional status of the Palestinian population in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and found that the number of malnourished Palestinian children has increased with 22.5 percent of children under 5 suffering from acute (9.3 percent) or chronic (13.2 percent) malnutrition. The preliminary rates are particularly high in Gaza with the survey showing 13.2 percent of children suffering from acute malnutrition, putting them on par with children in countries such as Nigeria and Chad.

Hi from Gaza

Shirabe Yamada
Gaza,
Palestine
3 August 2002

I am writing from gaza, where I have been for the last three days to coordinate a volunteer program with youth groups here. Compared to the West Bank, Gaza is not so popular for internationals to come and work.

Nablus: 'I feel as if I was raped this morning'

Arjan El Fassed
Ram,
Palestine
3 August 2002

‘I feel as if I was raped this morning’, writes ‘Ala. ‘Thirty well-armed Israeli soldiers walk freely through our home. I don’t have any right but to sit on the chair and keep silent’. Early this morning, after a long night full of sounds of Israeli state terror, the sounds of bombs, shooting and cursing in the streets, Israeli occupiers raided Ala’s home.

Israeli Cable Companies Drop CNN

Tallie Lieberman
2 August 2002

Israel’s cable TV companies announced Thursday that they would quit carrying CNN news broadcasts in November, saying they could not longer afford it.

LAW responds to failures of disappointing Kofi Annan Report

LAW
2 August 2002

Following a request by the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today released a report on the events surrounding the Israeli military incursions earlier this year into the West Bank town of Jenin and other Palestinian cities.

Israel to expel Palestinians, demolished homes

LAW
2 August 2002

Today, as Israeli tanks invaded Nablus again, the Israeli government gave the green light to forcibly transfer two family members of suspected Palestinian activists. In Nablus, Israeli forces killed three Palestinians.

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