Tagged: Oslo

POLICY BRIEF: The Obama/Kerry Parameters: Blueprint for Apartheid Fact Sheets
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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
Beyond Abbas and Oslo Op-Eds & Analysis
Rashid Khalidi, The New Yorker

Beyond Abbas and Oslo

Last month, Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian Authority, announced before the United Nations General Assembly that the twenty-year effort to establish a Palestinian state through the Oslo process had failed. This declaration was long overdue.

on October 12, 2015
Palestine No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords Op-Eds & Analysis
Huffington Post Live

Palestine No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said at the United Nations that Palestine is no longer bound by the series of peace accords that date back to the 1990s. We break down what this means ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.

on October 1, 2015
Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address Fact Sheets
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Fact Check: Netanyahu’s 2015 UNGA Address

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu having addressed the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, October 1, 2015, the IMEU offers the following fact check on claims made in his speech.

on October 1, 2015
Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution Fact Sheets
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Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution

For more than two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has played a central role in the failure of the US-sponsored Oslo negotiations process and the two-state solution that it’s predicated on. As he boasted to a group of Israeli settlers in a candid moment caught on video in 2001 following his first term as prime minister (1996-1999): "I de facto put an end to the Oslo Accords.”

on October 1, 2015
Mahmoud Abbas Tells UN He Will No Longer Observe Oslo Accords Op-Eds & Analysis
Jessica Schulberg, The Huffington Post

Mahmoud Abbas Tells UN He Will No Longer Observe Oslo Accords

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday declared that he will no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo Accords between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, citing Israel's failure to uphold its obligations under the peace agreement.

on September 30, 2015
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