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The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

This collection of essays analyses the 1993 agreement between the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) leader Yasser Arafat and the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. It was published originally in 2013 as an e-book to mark the 20th anniversary of the Accords. Although hailed at the time as a historic milestone in the Palestinian bid for statehood, the 22 essays in the volume offer a critical examination of the famous deal by some of the leading authorities on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Contributions from the likes of Noam Chomsky, Ilan Pappé, Richard Falk and others from the worlds of politics, academia, activism, journalism and law offer readers a wide range of analysis. The book traces the long struggle for Palestinian statehood and […]

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Patriarch warns of Christian flight from holy land

September 19, 2017 Nasim Ahmed, Middle East Monitor 0

A member of the Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarchate in Jerusalem warned an audience in London last week about the plight of Arab Christians under Israeli occupation. “The flight of Arab Christians from the holy land will turn churches into museums,” said Archimandrite Abdallah Giulio Brunella. Arab Christians, he explained, are being forced out from their place of origin. Father Brunella made his remarks during a meeting organised by MEMO, Europal Forum and the Think Forum for civil society leaders and human rights activists who came to meet with members of a delegation from Israeli-occupied Jerusalem on Friday. The delegation arrived in Britain two weeks ago to meet with MPs and leaders from civil society to highlight Israel’s rampant human rights […]

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