Dossier on Palestine – Contents


Editorial: Standing for Justice

Introduction to the conflict Palestine: Fifty years of ethnic cleansing and dispossession (p. 4) Dr. Ismail Zayid


• Operation Defensive Shield

• Palestine from near and far (8) Amnon Kapeliouk

• A crime against humanity?: UN Report on Jenin (10) Editorial team

• ‘If I have any regret, it is because we didn’t destroy the camp’: confession of an award-winning zionist soldier (12) Independent Media Centre, Israel

• UN report denounced (13)

• ‘My team should have investigated Jenin’ (13) Maj-Gen William Nash

• Letter from a Gaza Hospital (14) Ghassan Abu Sitta

• Sabra and Shatila – never again. (24) Pierre Pean

• Humanitarian crisis in the West Bank, Gaza Strip. (32) The Palestine Monitor

• Water: another weapon. Editorial team

• Weapons that scare the Israeli army. Electronic Intifada


• Destruction & deepening crisis (14)

• Expulsion or transfer: Israel’s plan (17) Jeff Halper

• Tutu condemns Israeli apartheid (28) BBC

• Israeli soldiers who say ‘No!’ (29)

• The solution (30) Imad Jadaa, Marelys Valencia

• When Ramallah dreamed about the United States (33) Raja Shehadeh

• Children under fire (34) Eyad Serra

• Reclaiming history (37) Andrew Killgore

• Academia: history uncovered, silenced (38) Editorial team

• Israeli academics protest ethnic cleansing (38) Palestine Media Center


• Israeli terrorism (18) Dr. Ismail Zayid

• Martyrs & heroes?: Some reflections on suicide bombing (20) Dr. Mohamed Elmasry

• Cowards and heroes face to face (21) Sandra L. Smith

• Canada Park: Canadian complicity in a war crime (22) Dr. Ismail Zayid

• Profits from the Promised Land (23) Tony Seed

• Canada and Palestine: Double standards (35) Gary Zatzman


• Telling the truth about Israel: When journalists knowingly shade the facts (15) Robert Fisk

• ‘Israel can do no wrong’: Disinformation and ignorance (35) Editorial team


• 2nd International Conference of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (28)

• The Palestinian people will not surrender (29) Badil Resource Center


• History / Here to Stay: A Timeline (42-61) Editorial team

Includes numerous sidebars, brief commentaries and vignettes:

– The birth of the Palestine National Movement

– Political anti-semitism

– 1954: ‘Diabolic plans … to Christianize’

– Provocations as ‘modus operandi

– Predatory economics of the 1967 war

– The Iranian revolution shook the superpowers

– During the Iran/Iraq War both the US and the USSR backed Iraq

– The Gulf War

– The invincibles run (South Lebanon)

– Hunting ‘terrorists’ in Israel

– Why are charities targeted

– Who sets the agenda?

– No to War on Iraq

– Arms and the Israelis

• Photo essay / Spirit of Palestine: a land, a people (48) Editorial team

• Document / Origins of the Palestine-Israel conflict (62) Jews for Justice in the Middle East

• Photo journal / A day in the life of a checkpoint (73) The Palestine Chronicle

• Essay / Zionism, racism and the Palestinian people: Fifty years of human rights violations in Israel and the Occupied Territories (80) Ardi Imseis


8 – Destruction of the Jenin refugee camp, 2002

16 – Israeli blitzkrieg, 2002

16 – Zionist colonies in the West Bank, 2000

17 – The system of Israeli checkpoints

23 – The Cross-Israel highway

32  – Water: another weapon

36 – Palestine 1945: Land ownership by district

38 – Greater Jerusalem Area

40  – The conflict – in maps / The Arab world (1914); the Middle East (1914 to 1947); the Arab world (1939); the partition of Palestine (1947-49); the Arab-Israeli war (1948-49); Occupation of Sinai (1956); Six Day War (1967); October War (1973); Three concepts of Greater Israel

45 – The Sykes-Picot Treaty, 1916

57 – The Gulf War, 1990

58 – Israeli occupation of south Lebanon, 2000

75 – Barak’s ‘generous offer’ (Oslo II, Camp David, 1995)

88 – The Palestinian diaspora

89 – Palestinian refugees in the Middle East

78-79 – Resources – in Print & Online

95 – About Shunpiking Magazine


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