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September 5, 2000 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
As Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat moves toward declaring an independent state, a respected international human rights organization is accusing his regime of the systematic repression, torture and arbitrary imprisonment of those who criticize the government's rule.
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September 5, 2000 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
As Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat moves toward declaring an independent state, a respected international human rights organization is accusing his regime of the systematic repression, torture and arbitrary imprisonment of those who criticize the government's rule.
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May 27, 1997 | Marjorie Miller
A respected Palestinian human rights monitor charged Monday that the Palestinian Authority routinely engages in "illegal behavior and torture on a large scale" in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The self-rule government headed by Yasser Arafat makes arbitrary arrests of its political opposition and silences press criticism through intimidation and direct intervention, the independent Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group asserted.
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June 27, 1990 | BRUCE FEIN and EDWIN MEESE III, Bruce Fein is a constitutional lawyer in Washington. Former Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III is a distinguised fellow of the Heritage Institution.
Nelson Mandela deserves ageless respect for his 27 years of imprisonment on behalf of the anti-apartheid cause in South Africa. It is appropriate that this charismatic and widely acclaimed leader be welcomed and applauded as he tours the United States. Yet Americans should have good reason to be concerned about Mandela's political judgment, the potential nature of his leadership and the advice that he is offering during his visit. Heroism does not confer infallibility.
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