Although the Dawabshes were killed by Jewish settlers, the Israeli court, army and political system all conspired to ensure the protection of the killers from any accountability.
Increasingly, people on both sides of the conflict are expressing skepticism that a two-state solution remains possible. The only survivor, Ahmad, was punished thrice: when he lost his whole family; with his severe burns and when he was denied compensation.
Indesperate to separate the feuding Jewish and Arab communities, Britain recommended partition of Palestine into two sovereign states, Arab and Jewish.
Robert Malleyspecial assistant to US President Bill Clinton for Arab—Israeli Affairs, has confirmed that while Barak made no formal written offer to Arafat, the US did present concepts for peace which were considered by the Israeli side yet left unanswered by Arafat "the Palestinians' principal failing is that from the beginning of the Camp David summit onward they were unable either to say yes to the American ideas or to present a cogent and specific counterproposal of their own".
For Jews it is the site of the original, ancient Israelite Temple. This constituted aboutArabs. It made no provision for ethnic or political considerations.
Meanwhile, Israeli authorities destroyed Palestinian homes and other property, forcibly displacing people as of November 19, the majority for lacking construction permits that Israel makes nearly impossible for Palestinians to obtain in East Jerusalem or in the 60 percent of the West Bank under its exclusive control Area C.
Living under occupation is terrible for the occupied.