What It's Like to Be a Palestinian Journalist, According to an East Jerusalem Editor

The Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds drew criticism recently when it interviewed Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Its senior editor, Amjad Omari, explains why Arabs will never recognize a Jewish state and the importance of an independent Palestinian press.

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The Al-Quds newspaper's offices in East Jerusalem.
The Al-Quds newspaper's offices in East Jerusalem.Credit: Ilya Melnikov
Copies of the East Jerusalem-based Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds (archives).Credit: Emil Salman
Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a journalist for the East Jerusalem-based Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds.Credit: Ilya Melnikov
The editorial offices of the East Jerusalem-based Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds.Credit: Ilya Melnikov
A mural of jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, painted on the West Bank separation wall. Credit: Sharon Bukov

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