External Injustice, Self-Inflicted Wounds Add Fuel to Palestine's Crisis, Says Hanan Ashrawi

Twair, Pat; Twair, Samir
January 2008
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p44
The article discusses scholar Hanan Ashrawi's address to supporters of the Palestine Children's Relief Fund gathered at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel in California on November 3, 2007. His speech focused on the rift in Palestinian politics and the upcoming peace conference in Annapolis, Maryland. Citing the 530 checkpoints that disrupt life in the West Bank, Ashrawi said there are more than 11,000 Palestinians being held in Israeli prisons, where they are subjected to tear gassing and torture.


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