Israel/Palestinian Authority: Abuses During Violent Clashes
Live from Jenin (Online Chat on Washington Post)
With Peter Bouckaert
Human Rights Watch investigator
Friday, April 26, 2002 ; 2:30 p.m. EDT
On Friday, April 26 Human Rights Watch investigator Peter Bouckaert answered questions from Jenin sent in by online users of Washington Post.
"Human Rights Watch takes its investigative role in Jenin very seriously. Many allegations have been made about what happened in Jenin. And it is of great importance to establish a credible, impartial and detailed account to separate facts from fiction. The world deserves to know what exactly happened in Jenin and our investigators will remain on the ground in Jenin until we feel we have obtained a full picture of the events here. We aim to be fair to both the Palestinian and Israeli side and will listen to the evidence and arguments provided to us by both sides before reaching our final conclusions."
-- Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch Emergencies Researcher
You can read this interview online here.
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