Articles

Please, spare us your lectures

Ali Abunimah
7 October 2002

As the world looks on, Israel continues its violent campaign against the Palestinians with a bloody new attack in Gaza which killed thirteen people, four of them children. EI’s Ali Abunimah argues that as long as the UN and the international community react to Israel’s crimes only with words, they are in no position to make any demands of the Palestinian people.

Leaving with mixed feelings

Arjan El Fassed
7 October 2002

EI’s Arjan El Fassed is leaving Palestine but still has something to get off his chest. His column was published today in The Jerusalem Post.

13 Palestinian civilians killed and dozens wounded in Israeli attack on Khan Yunis

Palestinian Center for Human Rights
7 October 2002

Israeli occupying forces, backed by tanks and attack helicopters raided Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, killing 13 Palestinians and wounding more than 80, in the deadliest Israeli attack in the past few weeks.

Bush's ghost writer: 'I made a mistake in UN speech'

Mandela Ibn Madroob
5 October 2002

Shaggy Farrel, ghost writer to US President George W. Bush, admitted that he made some crucial errors in his draft of Bush’s remarks to the United Nations. BNN’s diplomatic correspondent checks the implications.

What a Show!

Uri Avnery
5 October 2002

On October 3rd, there was another hearing in the Tel Aviv trial of Marwan Barghouti, Palestinian politician and a leader of the Fatah organisation. The Israeli government carefully stage managed the event, allowing a right wing group innocently named “Organization of Terror Victims” access to disrupt the hearing while denying access to holders of the Israeli government press card. Veteran Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery writes about the experience.

Nablus: 'Our apartment building was occupied'

Yacoub H. Alul
Nablus
3 October 2002

Last week, Israeli soldiers occupied an apartment building in Nablus. Some fifty residents were forcibly evicted and were forced to move to their neighbor’s apartments. Dr. Yacoub Alul, one of them, reports.

"It is not I who is on trial in Israel"

Marwan Barghouti
3 October 2002

Though I am the one in chains, it is not I who is on trial in Israel. Rather, what is on trial today is the conscience of all freedom-loving people around the world.

Yearning for World War IV: The Israel-Iraq connection

Ali Abunimah
3 October 2002

Israel is cheering on a US attack on Iraq. What does Israel have to gain from a war that is opposed by the whole world, and do sinister blueprints from Washington’s ultraconservative think tanks herald a frightening future for the Middle East? EI’s Ali Abunimah investigates.

Marwan Barghouti presents charge sheet against State of Israel (part 1 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 1 of 2).

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).

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