Fact Finding Mission 10-19 January 2003
Jordan, West Bank, Israel

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Taher al Masri, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Jordan, briefing SBS delegation on Jordan's role in the Oslo Process and the Arab Israeli conflict.

"Women in Black" is an Israeli women's movement that opposes Israel's occupation of Palestinian Territories. They demonstrate weekly thoughout Israel.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat emphasizes his point to the SBS delegation. He is both revered and villified. His leadership is virtually unchallenged, but he is widely criticized by Palestinians.
The Rev. Sandra Olewine, United Methodist Liaison in Jerusalem, explains her role. Non-governmental organizations fulfill an important function in advocacy.