How Did We Get Here?
A History of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

6. The Occupation

This is the sixth in a series of eight lectures, sponsored by A Jewish Voice for Peace. This lecture was videotaped on Nov. 25, 2002. The lecturer is George Bisharat.

This tape has several glitches, including a spliced in portion of the fifth lecture (Ahmad Dallal on Lebanon) and video problems in the Q&A.

About George Bisharat

Professor at UC Hastings. His study of the impact of Israeli occupation on the Palestinian legal profession of the West Bank, Palestinian Lawyers and Israeli Rule: Law and Disorder in the West Bank, was published in 1989. In recent years, Professor Bisharat has consulted with the Palestinian Legislative Council over the structure of the Palestinian judiciary, reforms in criminal procedure, and other aspects of legal development.

His books include:


Settlement Phases

Growth of Settler Population (excluding annexed Jerusalem)


Historical Figures:

Suggested Readings

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