Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Roundtable on the fallout from the Palestine Papers

Update: Feb 17 - The Palestine Center published this video of the roundtable discussion on I'm adding it on top to give you a choice between both video forms. You may choose whichever is convenient.

The Palestine Papers: Fallout - The Palestine Center -

"Leaked documents pertaining to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations which include the proceedings and discussions from behind closed door meetings at the highest levels caused an uproar across the Arab world. Panelists will discuss the contents of these leaks, the coverage by Al Jazeera and the Guardian and what effect they may have on the Palestinian Authority and the future of negotiations.

Video: Roundtable on the fallout from the Palestine Papers // Current:


"Today, on Feb. 15, the Jerusalem Fund held a very informative panel discussion on the contents of these leaks and the effect they may have on the future of negotiations. The discussion featured Khaled Elgindy, who served as an adviser to the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah on permanent status negotiations, Georgetown adjunct professor Noura Erakat, a Palestinian human rights attorney and activist, and journalist Mark Perry, a frequent guest commentator on Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera created an uproar across the Arab world when it leaked 1,684 documents on Jan. 23 pertaining to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

In this candid discussion of importance to the worldwide Palestinian Diaspora, as well as to Palestinians living under Israeli occupation, the panelists weigh in on how recent events in Egypt affect the legitimacy of negotiators and may even tip the balance in future negotiations.

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