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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
The Refugee Question
Vol 15 No. 4 & Vol 16 No. 1, 08/09
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
by Hillel Schenker
Between the Political Solution and Exercising the Right of Return
A political solution to the refugee problem entails a creative approach to the right of return.
by Ziad AbuZayyad
Israeli Perspectives on the Palestinian Refugee Issue
The issue’s complexity, multiplicity of actors and uncertainty of outcomes explain Israel’s inability to define its interests.
by Orit Gal
The Implementation of the Right of Return
A realistic solution for the Palestinian refugees to exercise the right of return is for Israel to become a truly democratic country.
by Salman Abu Sitta
Palestinian Internally Displaced Persons inside Israel: Challenging the Solid Structures
The Palestinians who remained in Israel after 1948 have suffered displacement and dispossession
by Nihad Boqa’i
In UNGA Resolution 194 there is no recognition of the refugees’ right of return.
by Eyal Benvenisti
Israeli Violation of UN Resolution 194 (III) and Others Pertaining to Palestinian Refugee Property
The fate of Palestinian property in Israel highlights the need to revive the UNCCP.
by Adnan Abdelrazek
The displaced Palestinians of 1967 are subject to continued Israeli practices of dispossession.
by Usama Halabi
A realistic framework for a solution involves Israel’s acceptance of 20,000-25,000 refugees and unrestricted resettlement in the West Bank and Gaza.
by Alon Ben-Meir
A rights-based approach and not politics is the way to deal with the refugees’ return.
by Ingrid Jaradat Gassner
Ten Principles for Solving the Refugee Problem
Guidelines for future negotiators on the refugee problem remain the same after 10 years.
by Alon Liel
The Role of UNRWA and the Palestine Refugees
UNRWA is an expression of international commitment to the welfare the refugees.
by Paul McCann
Different Histories, Different Futures
South Africa’s one-man, one-vote, one-state solution will not solve the refugee problem.
by Benjamin Pogrund
An American graduate student relates her impressions upon visiting Sabra and Shatila.
by Ivy Shen
interview with Saeb Erekat
Participants: Dr. Adnan Abdelrazek, Saeb Bamya, Dr. Israela Oron and Prof. Arie Arnon. Moderator: Benjamin Pogrund
Open Letter from My Mind and My Heart: The Way I View the Situation
Profound, painful thoughts and observations after the Gaza War are shared.
by Daniel Bar-Tal
Elad is dispossessing Palestinians in Silwan and creating facts on the ground.
by Michael Jordan
Benny Morris’ approach to the 1948 war adheres to prevailing Israeli myths.
by Yigal Eilam
The potential for joint, non-violent struggle against the occupation is vital.
by Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta
Cross-cultural communication can contribute positively towards conflict resolution.
by Reza Najafbagy
Europe needs to discuss the Middle East under a new framework, beyond the politics of nation-states.
by Daniel Cohn-Bendit
The Aix Group Refugees Team calculates the financial aspects of solving the refugee problem.
by Arie Arnon and by Saeb Bamya
Children in refugee camps in Palestine and Lebanon write of their displacement.
Chronology of Events
Compiled by Najat Hirbawi