25 years Since the Oslo Accords: Israeli Security Depends on Palestinian Rights

OSLO, Norway, Sep 14 (IPS) – Jan Egeland is Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. He co-organized the secret talks between Israel and Palestine that led to the historic 1993 Oslo Accords. Twenty-five years ago, on 13 September 1993, I sat on the White House lawn to witness the landmark signing of the Oslo agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Diplomats around me gasped as Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin shook hands with former foe, Chairman Yasser Arafat. But for some of us present, the handshake came as no surprise.

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Oslo Accords, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after the first Oslo Accord was signed, we look at what’s changed for the Palestinians and Israelis. Steve Inskeep talks to Palestinian negotiator Yezid Sayigh.

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

  1. Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace  TIME
  2. 25 Years Later, Oslo’s Promise for Mideast Peace Is Unfulfilled  WRAL.com
  3. How the Oslo Accords Betrayed the Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada  The Intercept
  4. Twenty-five years ago today, Arafat and Rabin shook hands at the White House. Did anything change?  Miami Herald
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