On the elections in Jerusalem, January 2005:
Palestinian critique: The Jerusalem
Center for Women is very dissatisfied
with the election process that took place in Jerusalem both before Election
Day on January 9, 2005 and on Election Day itself. We believe
this election provides further evidence of the poor state of Palestinian
rights in Jerusalem.
their report here.
Israeli peace activist Gila
Svirsky, Letter from Jerusalem, 11 January 2005: "There seemed
to have been two elections in Palestine on Sunday: the one conducted
in the West Bank and Gaza, and the one in Jerusalem..."
December 2004: Defence
for Children International, Palestine section, reports: "Female
prisoners in Telmond began a hunger strike on 28 November to protest
against the inhumane treatment they have suffered at the hands of the
prison administration." Read
A Two State Solution
or an Apartheid State
Statement of the Jerusalem Center
for Women on March 8th, 2004
Human Rights March of Women December 20, 2003 - January 10, 2004
from Jerusalem, from Israeli writer and peace activist Gila Svirsky
year in Mas'Ha By
was a human shield" Billie Moskona-Lerman
Women's Emergency Network: hearing Palestinian women's voices while
the world is focused on the war with Iraq.
From the Israeli feminist peace organization Bat Shalom: UPDATE
#3 - April 15, 2003
On the 8th of March 2002: Palestinian women
call for Peace
Bloodshed and destruction do not bring peace.
Mutual recognition of each other's individual and collective rights
paves the way for peace making.
Gila Svirsky reports from the Women In Black action
in Jerusalem, 28 December 2001
A Woman's Voice from Palestine: the
speech not given
Sumaya Farhat-Naser's Address for the Global Fund for Women's
International Celebration of Women - March 8th
Letter to George W. Bush from two peace activists
-- one Palestinian, one Israeli: "Working for world peace means
being able to see past the immediate events, seeking to end the cycle
of violence, and speaking out against hate-fostering stereotypes...
We are two of many Palestinians and Israelis who refuse to be enemies."
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