to the editor
Price of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine
daily aggression on the Palestinian people
and meaning of Al-Jazeerah
localities, and tourist attractions
By Dr. Hassan A. El-Najjar,
Editor and Founder of Al-Jazeerah
February 22, 2002
Updated on September 25, 2010
word "Al-Jazeerah" means "The Island," in Arabic. It
is also used as an abbreviation for the Arabian Peninsula, which is
referred to by many Arabs as "The Island" because it is
surrounded by sea from three directions and the desert isolates it from
The main goal of Al-Jazeerah Peace
Information Center is to promote cross-cultural understanding between
people all over the world. This will be achieved by publishing news,
articles, columns, book reviews, and letters, which must not contain any
hateful or derogatory words or phrases. We are looking for opinions,
analyses, and arguments that are well reasoned and well documented.
The need for this approach has
increased recently as a result of the bias displayed against Arab and
Muslim nations in many parts of the world. In particular, major corporate
media units in the US, such as pro-Zionist TV
stations, radios, magazines, and newspapers, have taken the
Israeli side in the Arab-Israeli conflict. This is despite the
fact that Palestinians are victims of the Israeli military occupation and
It is the mission of Al-Jazeerah
Information Center to promote non-violence in the resolution of
international conflicts, such as the US conflict with many Arab and
Muslim nations and the
Arab-Israeli conflict, without equating the oppressed in the
with the oppressive foreign occupiers.
It's time to educate people that freedom is
universal and cannot be enjoyed only by some nations and denied to
others through wars, invasions, and occupation.
It's time to educate the indoctrinated
populations in Israel and NATO countries about their imperialist
rulers, who are dragging them to endless and devastating wars
against Arabs and Muslims.
This is a free forum for an
objective treatment of the issues that have major importance for world
peace and for understanding among people of all nations and cultures.
welcome articles, opinions about issues, news, pictures, letters, and book
reviews. Thus, Al-Jazeerah will be an island of truth and hope.
was created as a domain name and bought by Dr. Hassan A. El-Najjar on January
planet hungry for peace
Israeli Land-Grab Apartheid Wall built inside the
Palestinian territories, here separating Abu Dis from
occupied East Jerusalem. (IPC, 7/4/04).
Israeli apartheid (security) wall around Palestinian
population centers in the West Bank, like a Python.