The Life of an Arab Intellectual: Dr. Hisham B. Sharabi, 1927 – 2005

Hisham B. Sharabi, Ph.D. 1927 2005 On January 13, 2005, the international community lost a leading Arab and Palestinian intellectual and activist. Dr. Hisham Sharabi died in Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday evening. He was 78 years old. Born in Jaffa, Palestine, Dr. Sharabi’s political activism started at an early age. In 1947, Dr. Sharabi graduated […]

Israeli military setting up system of ‘creeping curfew’

22 March 2003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Israeli military setting up system of ‘creeping curfew’ Israel seems to be using a system of ‘creeping curfew’ to escalate its control over Palestinians in the West Bank without drawing the attention of the international media and community, civil society organizations based in the West Bank and Gaza Strip […]

Palestinians Invite the U.S. to Facilitate Democratic Elections in Palestinian Territories

22 March 2003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Palestinians Invite the U.S. to Facilitate Democratic Elections in Palestinian Territories Washington, D.C. 24 June 2004 The Palestinian Authority has called on the United States to work with them to prepare for elections at all levels, including presidential elections, Palestinian Minister of Negotiations Saeb Erekat said on Thursday, adding […]

Palestinian Assessment Of U.S. Diplomatic Efforts in the Middle East

12 June 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeff Mendez Palestinian Assessment Of U.S. Diplomatic Efforts in the Middle East On Thursday, 13 June 2002, Marwan Bishara and Diana Buttu will hold a press conference in the Murrow Room at the National Press Club at 9:30 a.m. Bishara and Buttu will address the latest round of […]

International Observers: Witnesses to Destruction and Resistance

16 April 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Samar Assad International Observers: Witnesses to Destruction and Resistance Convinced that their presence would reduce the harm inflicted on the Palestinian people by the Israeli military incursion, members of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) have converged upon the Occupied Territories in an effort to stop Israel’s attacks on […]

The Palestine Center Condemns Terror Attacks in U.S.

12 September 2001 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heidi Shoup The Palestine Center Condemns Terror Attacks in U.S. Today, America woke up struggling to comprehend yesterday’s horrific events and to understand what motivations lie behind such a tragedy. We at the Palestine Center, like all people committed to justice and appalled by violence, condemn these attacks […]

Egypt’s Osama El Baz Meets with U.S.-Middle East Policy Analysts

17 August 2001 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heidi Shoup Egypt’s Osama El Baz Meets with U.S.-Middle East Policy Analysts Washington, DC – According to Osama El Baz, senior advisor to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Voices of reason are being drowned out and voices of extremism, fundamentalism, and radicals are gaining ground in the Middle East. […]