Tuesday, October 10, 2000 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Justice at Last?
2000-10-10

As Death Toll Rises, Israel Appears Readier to Compromise

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

As the death toll continues to rise in the Occupied Territories, the number of deaths now passing 85, it is overwhelmingly Palestinians lives that have been lost. Late last night Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak relented on his deadline for an end to the violence saying he would give international mediators more time to revive the peace process.

This comes as an Amnesty International delegation to Israel and the Occupied Territories condemned the excessive use of force by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the Israel Police and the Border Police. The Amnesty delegation says the Israeli forces have breached their own internal regulations on the use of force, as well as international human rights standards on the use of force and firearms.

Guest:

  • Naseer Aruri, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.