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View Resource Clinton's Latest Effort at Peace in Mideast Fails

Yesterday, Palestinian officials announced they could not accept the terms of Clinton's latest peace proposal -- publicly delineated for the first time by the President this weekend in a speech to an American Jewish organization. With the President himself admitting that an agreement before he left office now seemed unlikely, he dispatched US envoy Dennis Ross to the region in a last effort to...
View Resource Bethlehem 2000

Bethlehem 2000, a project of UNESCO and the Programme of Action in Favour of the Palestinian People, is a campaign to historically preserve and peacefully rehabilitate Bethlehem, universally revered by Muslims, Jews, and Christians. This site, created to raise awareness of the project, is "a roving photographic exhibition" that displays a series of over 70 images, documenting contemporary life in...
View Resource Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District

Recently released by Human Rights Watch (HRW), this 82-page report is the product of a five-week investigation in Hebron in November 2000 and February 2001. Human Rights Watch researchers interviewed over 180 victims of and witnesses to abuses, Israeli and Palestinian officials, international observers, medical and educational personnel, and Israeli settler representatives. The report documents...
View Resource Runaway Cycle of Violence Between Israel and Palestine

Although unrest on the Gaza strip is nothing new, this week some striking events unfolded. Israel severed communication with the Palestinian Authority President Yassir Arafat Thursday morning, declaring him "irrelevant," then unleashed a string of attacks on Palestinian targets in the West Bank and Gaza strip throughout the day Thursday. Early Friday morning, Israeli troops raided four Palestinian...
View Resource Israel, The Occupied West Bank And Gaza Strip, And The Palestinian Authority Territories

This report documents the use of force in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and northern Israel during the week of October 4-11 when hostilities broke out between Palestinians and Israeli forces. The report is highly critical in its assessment of the Israel Defense Forces's (IDF) use of "live ammunition in an excessive or indiscriminate manner," citing among other infractions, "a pattern of IDF disregard...