Relief must be linked to development, stresses UNCTAD report

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
12 September 2002

The recently intensified crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory has exhausted the benefits of development efforts, setting the Palestinian economy ‘on the path of de-development’, warns UNCTAD in its annual report on UNCTAD’s assistance to the Palestinian people.


Nigel Parry
New York City
11 September 2002

The Electronic Intifada’s Nigel Parry was in New York City for the first anniversary of the September 11th tragedy.

The massacring of the truth

Amnon Rubinstein
11 September 2002

This article by former Israeli cabinet minister Amnon Rubinstein, appearing in the usually respectable Israeli Ha’aretz newspaper, contained a hysterical attack on the Electronic Intifada made possible only by badly distorting the contents of a recent letter we wrote to The Economist magazine.

Weekly report on human rights violations

Palestinian Center for Human Rights
11 September 2002

This week, Israeli occupying forces carried out a series of limited incursions into Palestinian areas in the Gaza Strip, while continuing to invade Palestinian areas in the West Bank. Furthermore, five Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupying forces.

This day a year ago

Hasan Abu Nimah
10 September 2002

One year later, people in the Arab world are still struggling with the enormity and meaning of the September 11 attacks. Hasan Abu-Nimah provides his perspective from Amman.

Minister of Interior revokes citizenship of Palestinian citizen of Israel

10 September 2002

Yesterday, Minister of Interior Eli Yishai signed a special decree officially revoking the citizenship of Mr. Nihad Abu Kishik. This unprecedented decision makes Abu Kishik stateless.

Premiere of Pilger's 'Palestine is still the issue'

Arjan El Fassed
10 September 2002

Yesterday, John Pilger’s documentary ‘Palestine is still the issue’ had its premiere today in London at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. After showing their latest film, both Pilger and his producer Christopher Martin appeared on stage and took questions.

9/11, Terrorism, and the Middle East: The way out

Jeff Halper
9 September 2002

From Durban and the World Conference Against Racism, a covenant to address the inequities and grievances that nurture terrorism, oppression, and conflict. Jeff Halper, coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions writes from Jerusalem.

Forgotten villages: struggling to survive under closure in the West Bank

Oxfam International
9 September 2002

Oxfam International is calling for the immediate end to these ‘closure’ policies. New research released today by the international aid agency highlights the suffering of Palestinians living in rural areas of the West Bank.

Journalists Condemn Israeli Attack on West Bank Radio Station

International Federation of Journalists
9 September 2002

The International Federation of Journalists has accused the Israeli authorities of a vendetta against a private radio station which has been raided, shelled and prosecuted in a series of attacks, the latest at the beginning of September.


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