Recent Developments in the West Bank

The Europe and the Middle East Subcommittee and the Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee held a joint hearing to take… read more

The Europe and the Middle East Subcommittee and the Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee held a joint hearing to take testimony from administration officials, human rights groups and scholars. Several hearings have been held over the last 2 years to examine political and human rights in the Middle East. Of particular interest in this hearing are recent developments in the West Bank and Gaza and the uprising now in its 28th month, violence in the territories, a review of some Israeli methods of punishment including deportation, U.S. policy towards the West Bank and Gaza, a review of the economic situation, implications of Soviet-Jewish immigration, and the status of school and university closures. close

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  • Hirsch, John Director Department of State->Office of Arab Israel Affairs
  • O'Brien, William Professor Georgetown University->Government Department
  • Posner, Michael Executive Director Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
  • Roth, Kenneth Deputy Director Human Rights Watch
  • Roy, Sarah Visiting Scholar Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Center for International Studies
  • Schifter, Richard Assistant Secretary Department of State->Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs
  • Hamilton, Lee H. U.S. Representative [D] Indiana
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Recent Developments in the West Bank

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Program ID:
12224-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 9, 1990
Last Aired:
May 12, 1990

Airing Details

  • May 09, 1990 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 1990 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 1990 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 1990 | 4:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 1990 | 11:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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