Syria released Berjas Aweidat, 47, of Majdal Shams on Monday after 13 years in jail. His brother has spoken to him by telephone. 'I asked him how he was, he says he's OK.'08:31 05.05.16 | 0 comments
years what kind of right of return they expect: "We understand Israel's demographic concerns and understand that the Right of Return must be implemented in a way that takes into account such concerns." Arafat, Oct 2002. "At Taba, we asked for the principle of the Right of Return, but the implementation of it should be discussed in a pragmatic way, without affecting the Jewish nature of Israel. You want me, as a Palestinian born in Jaffa, to forget my attachment as a person to the place of my birth? I will not do that. But you want me, as a serious politician responsible for the future of my people, to take a position which hurts me - I will do that. This is the difference." Abed Rabbo, Nov 2001 "Whereas the Palestinian side considers that the right of the Palestinian refugees to return is enshrined in international law and natural justice, it recognizes that the prerequisites of the new era of peace have rendered the implementation of this right impracticable." Abu Mazen, Oct 95.