TITLE

Publisher's Page

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on various social and political issues in the Middle East. Finnish diplomat Martti Ahtisaari urges U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to start his term by giving high priority to the world's most challenging peace-building project. Israel has imposed collective punishment on the men, women and children of Gaza since Palestinians elected a Hamas government in democratic January 2006 elections. Israel has banned foreign journalists, European parliamentarians and aid workers from Gaza.
ACCESSION #
36043154

 

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