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June 8, 1993
RAJA SHEHADEH, Israeli-occupied territories. Shehadeh is a British-trained lawyer who co-founded Al Haq (Arabic for fairness, right, justice, law and truth), a Palestinian human rights organization that has gained an international reputation for its annual reports on human rights abuses in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shehadeh is the author of "The Third Way," a widely read account of life under occupation. "Peace can only come about after justice." * DR. BEKO RANSOME-KUTI, Nigeria.
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June 8, 1993
RAJA SHEHADEH, Israeli-occupied territories. Shehadeh is a British-trained lawyer who co-founded Al Haq (Arabic for fairness, right, justice, law and truth), a Palestinian human rights organization that has gained an international reputation for its annual reports on human rights abuses in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. Shehadeh is the author of "The Third Way," a widely read account of life under occupation. "Peace can only come about after justice." * DR. BEKO RANSOME-KUTI, Nigeria.
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March 6, 1986 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
The family of a prominent Palestinian lawyer murdered in the driveway of his East Jerusalem home three months ago accused Israeli police Wednesday of negligence and double standards in their investigation of the crime. Aziz Shehadeh, a well-known Arab moderate, was slashed to death by an unknown, knife-wielding assailant as he returned home from work last Dec. 2. Israeli officials have said they suspect it was a politically motivated assassination.
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July 2, 1986 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Continuing publicity surrounding Shin Bet secret police involvement in the 1984 killing of two Arab prisoners has thrown an unaccustomed spotlight onto one of the murkiest corners of Israeli life: the norms of behavior for the country's security services. While details remain among the nation's most closely guarded secrets, Prime Minister Shimon Peres indirectly confirmed Monday in a speech to the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, that the 1984 killings were no isolated incident.
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October 23, 1985 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
To East Jerusalem engineer and businessman Othman Hallak, last February's agreement between Jordan's King Hussein and Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat on a joint quest for Middle East peace looked like an opening. Together with 27 other prominent Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip territories occupied by Israel since the 1967 Middle East War, Hallak formed a political action group to support the peace initiative.
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June 1, 1987 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Among the books on display at the headquarters of a human rights organization here is one detailing the hodgepodge of Israeli, British, Jordanian and even Turkish laws applied by Israeli occupation authorities.
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August 27, 1985 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
The scene on the enclosed porch of Mustafa Khamdan's house here in the rocky, West Samarian hills grew increasingly chaotic as the almost-toothless, 80-year-old patriarch described to a visiting reporter what he called an elaborate plot to steal his land for Jewish settlement. As word of the visitor's presence spread through this Arab village of 8,000 people, members of Khamdan's extended family showed up, along with several neighbors who had their own stories of alleged land fraud.
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