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Editorial Board

Hisham Awartani

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Boaz Evron

Walid Salem

Ari Rath

Zahra Khalidi

Daniel Bar-Tal

Ammar AbuZayyad

Galit Hasan-Rokem

Khaled Abu Aker

Galia Golan

Nazmi Ju'beh

Gershon Baskin

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Simcha Bahiri

Nadia Naser-Najjab

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Dan Leon

Anat Cygielman

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Human Rights Now
Vol.10 No.3 2003

Table of Contents


  • Needed: Psychological Transformation of Israeli Leaders
         by Daniel Bar-Tal

  • Palestinian HROs: Agenda and Praxis
          Although we are all theoretically covered by the same human rights protection mechanisms, the reality on the ground provides a different picture.
         by Sari Hanafi and by Linda Tabar

  • The Impact of the Intifada on Human Rights in Israel
          Despite efforts by the Supreme Court, there has been a decline in the status of human rights in Israel, particularly for the Israeli-Palestinian minority.
         by Frances Raday

  • The Road Map and Human Rights
          Human rights risk being trampled on in the race to comply with the terms of the Road Map.
         by Imad Musa

  • Coping with Public Incitement to Violence
          Guidelinesfor a struggle against public incitement within a democratic regime.
         by Mordechai Kremnitzer

  • The Negotiation Process: The Lack of a Human Rights Component
          Principled negotiation theory believes that agreements can be reached without abandoning principles.
         by Mustafa Mari

  • The Rule of Law and Human Rights within Palestinian National Authority Territories
          The Palestinian judiciary is fighting an uphill struggle to keep control over the increasingly fragmented territories.
         by Naser Rayyes

  • Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and the Occupied Territories
          Israel should abide by the limitations imposed by international humanitarian law as the "belligerent occupant" of the West Bank and Gaza.
         by Natan Lerner

  • Truth and Reconciliation
         interview with Desmond Tutu

  • Human Rights versus Security Rights
          A PU roundtable with Maha Abu Dayyeh-Shamas, Mohammad Kadah, Jessica Montell and Dan Yakir, moderated by Benjamin Pogrund.

  • Let Peace Go Public
          South Africa and Northern Ireland teach us that involving the public is key to a successful peace process.
         by Joel Pollak

  • Are Human Rights Good for the Top Dog as Well?
          Why leaders must include human rights as an essential component of the peace process.
         by Edy Kaufman and by Ibrahim Bisharat

    Special Report
  • Trying to Understand the Taba Talks
          An in-depth analysis of what happened at the Taba peace talks, and why they failed.
         by David Matz

  • MAS
          Enhancing the Palestinian Economy

  • Compassion in the Twenty First Century
         by Amneh Ma’bad

  • Human Rights Watch Recommendation to Quartet Members and Road Map Monitors

  • Amnesty International

  • Defence for Children International/Palestine Section

    Chronology of Events
  • April 1, 2003 to July 1, 2003
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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