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John Quigley

.................................................... 135 IV. The Capacity of the United Nations to Negotiate .................................... 140 V. The Competence of Other States to Repatriate Palestinian Refugees 144 VI. Repatriation as an Individual Right ............................................................... 145 VII. Competence of the

Naseer Aruri and Stéphanie David

Edited by Reviewed by Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return, edited by Naseer Aruri, a diaspora Palestinian living in the United States where he is Chancellor Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, was published in 2001 follow- ing the

Lex Takkenberg and Don Peretz

Reviewed by In this study, Lex Takkenberg, an international official of UNRWA in the Gaza region, examines in great detail the status of Palestinian refugees in international law. In his introduc- tion the author explains why he differentiates between the terms "Palestinian refugee" and

Michael Lynk

.................................................................................................................... 182 I. Introduction A final, durable and equitable resolution of the Middle East conflict requires a comprehensive settlement of the issue that symbolizes the Palestinian struggle: the plight of Palestinian refugees. In its cornerstone pronouncement on the conflict, the United Nations Security

Francesca Albanese

Edited by Ardi Imseis

* Francesca Albanese is an international lawyer and the author, with Lex Takkenberg, of The Status of Palestinian Refugees in International Law: A Tale of Fragmentation and Opportunity (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Francesca has worked 15 years in the field of human rights and

Susan M. Akram and Terry Rempel

and I. Introduction ................................................................................................................... 2 II. International Legal Framework and the Palestinian Refugees .................... 9 A. The International Scheme of Refugee Protection and Protection of

Guy Goodwin-Gill and Susan M. Akram

and Palestinian refugees have a status that is unique under international refugee law. Unlike any other group or category of refugees in the world, Palestinians are singled out for exceptional treatment in the major international legal instru- ments which govern the rights and obligations of

Marriage Registration among Palestinians and Syrians in Jordan

Debating Identity, Society, and Displacement

Dina Zbeidy

on one hand, and those of the differently-positioned displaced populations in Jordan, on the other. My research focused on residents of Wihdat, also known as Amman New Camp. This is one of the ten officially recognized Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, established by the United Nations Relief

Michael Fishbach, Erin Alexandria Brown, Hussein Abu Hussein, Fiona McKay and Anna Mackowiak

repatri- ation versus compensation, where Palestinian refugees, naturally, desire to reoccupy what was once their homeland while the Israeli government, with persistent support from the United States, has agreed only so far as to compensate the Palestinians for the value of the land lost and other factors

Elia Zureik

Reviewed by With a 3 percent rate of natural increase, the Palestinian refugee population, whose initial number in the aftermath of the 1948 war was around 800,000, and later increased by an additional 300,000 refugees as a result of the 1967 war, now numbers 2.7 million people. Diaspora refugees