Tagged: Oslo

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace Op-Eds & Analysis
Maen Hammad, TIME

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Oslo I Accord, the first agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), famously signed on the lawn of the White House.

about 1 week ago
I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, Haaretz

I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All

Twenty-five years ago this month, on the White House lawn, the lives of a generation of Palestinians changed forever when the late Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister...

about 1 week ago
No One Will Be Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of the Oslo Accords Op-Eds & Analysis
Jon Schwarz and Alice Speri, The Intercept

No One Will Be Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of the Oslo Accords

On September 13, 1993, Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization signed the Oslo Accords on the lawn of the White House. Following some nudging from U.S. President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chair Yasser Arafat shook hands, thrilling the 3,000 assembled potentates.

about 1 week ago
How the Oslo Accords Betrayed The Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada Op-Eds & Analysis
Alice Speri, The Intercept

How the Oslo Accords Betrayed The Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada

Twenty-Five years ago, after months of secret negotiations, the Norwegian government announced that a historic agreement had been reached between the Israeli government and the exiled Palestine Liberation Organization.

about 1 week ago
25 Years After the Oslo Accords, Independence Remains More Elusive than Ever for Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid Khalidi, The Nation

25 Years After the Oslo Accords, Independence Remains More Elusive than Ever for Palestinians

The time has long since come to embrace a new paradigm based on equal rights for all in Palestine/Israel.

about 1 week ago
POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid Fact Sheets
IMEU

POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid

Prior to the conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace being convened by the French government in Paris on Sunday and the principles of a two-state framework recently laid out in a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the IMEU offers the following policy brief.

on January 11, 2017
As Water Dries up, West Bank Village Thirsts for a Less Precarious Supply News Roundup
Fabiola Ortiz, Reuters

As Water Dries up, West Bank Village Thirsts for a Less Precarious Supply

A mountainous Palestinian community in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Al Jab'a differs in many ways from surrounding Israeli settlements but it shares one worry with its neighbors – a shortage of water.

on November 8, 2016
Shimon Peres: The Peacemaker Who Wasn’t Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, The New York Times

Shimon Peres: The Peacemaker Who Wasn’t

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Now that the funeral of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president and prime minister, is over and the effusive praise of world leaders has subsided, it’s time for a critical look at his legacy. While many remember him as a courageous and tireless advocate for peace...

on October 3, 2016
Shimon Peres’ Funeral Proved That Anti-Semitism Is Dead Op-Eds & Analysis
Gideon Levy, Haaretz

Shimon Peres’ Funeral Proved That Anti-Semitism Is Dead

Anti-Semitism died on Friday — or at least, its use as an excuse by Israel. On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5777, the world proved that while anti-Semitism remains in certain limited circles, it can no longer frame...

on October 2, 2016
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