November 1989

From Family Dispersal to Family Reunion: How Suffering Reproduces Itself

November 10, 1989

Eight young women had been arrested that night and deported to ‘Amman the following morning. Eight women, representing eight families in a village of 60 families. A great suffering for the women, for their men and children and for many of their relatives.

Women Against Fundamentalism

November 10, 1989

Women Against Fundamentalism was launched on May 6th 1989, as a network to challenge the rise of fundamentalism in all religions. Women’s groups involved in this campaign include Southall Black Sisters, Brent Asian Women’s Refuge and the Iranian Women’s Organization in Britain.

An Israeli Opponent of the “Peace Camp” Replies to ‘Ali J ‒ by Israel Shahak

November 10, 1989

The policies of the great majority of the Israeli-Jewish society are influenced neither by Palestinian restraint nor by lack of it, but by Palestinian force, by the Palestinians’ effectiveness in causing harm to Israel ‒ be it military or financial, through other coun­tries such as the USA.

Iran after the War ‒ by Maryam Poya

November 10, 1989

The left and other secularists failed to mount a serious challenge to Islamization. The acceptance of Islam by the bulk of the population does not signify cal­lous indifference to the slaughter of individual leftists; rather, it is an expression of despair. The population feels powerless.

The Political Economy of the West Bank 1967-1987 ‒ A Book Review by Toby Shelley

November 10, 1989

“The Political Economy of the West Bank” not only develops and stimulates a number of important debates, it also constitutes a useful compilation of data, rendering it a valuable read for those concerned with the Palestine of today and the Palestine of tomorrow.