The Jenin Massacre of April 2002

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Amid the ruins of Jenin, the gisley evidence of a war crime
By Phil Reeves, The Independent, 16 April 2002. The Refugee Camp of Jenin goes down into history with Sabra and Chatilla, Qana, and Deir name just the better-known of the horrendous massacres the Israelis have perpetrated in the past in order to suppress and conquer the Palestinian people.
The lunar landscape that was the Jenin refugee camp
By Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, 16 April 2002. Hart al-Hawashin neighbourhood, the heart of the Jenin refugee camp, is a silent wasteland, permeated with the stench of rotting corpses and cordite. The first definitive accounts of the battle of Jenin began to emerge as journalists broke through the Israeli cordon and gained access to the heart of the refugee camp.
China Slams Israel for Disbanding of U.N. Jenin Probe Team
Xinhua, 03 May 2002. Israel made it impossible for a UN fact-finding team to launch its inquiry into what happened in the Jenin refugee camp; Israel must resume all responsibility for all this. the U.N. team was unanimously adopted by a U.N. resolution, but the developing situation later prompted U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to decide to disband it, which had been brought into being just a dozen of days before.
Human rights team accuses Israel over Jenin assault
By Alan Philps, The Daily Telegraph, 5 May 2002. A growing body of evidence suggests that the Israeli army has a case to answer for war crimes in its assault on the Jenin refugee camp, but human rights experts say there is no evidence of a massacre [ed.: the HRW is often criticized as wedded to the official United States outlook].
Sharon puts Washington on the spot
By Julian Borger, The Guardian, (London) 8 May 2002. The Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, went out of his way to embarrass the divided US administration yesterday, openly thanking the Americans for scuttling the proposed UN investigation of Palestinian deaths in the West Bank town of Jenin.
After massive destruction by Israel, U.S. maneuvers to cover up Jenin massacre
By Sara Flounders, Workers World, 20 June 2002. The U.S. wrote and proposed a mild diversionary version of a resolution in the Security Council calling for a fact-finding report on the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian refugee camp named Jenin. Israeli demands the team objectives be curtailed, and finally the U.S. gets Annan to cancel it altogether.
Massacre by Israelis at Jenin so quickly forgotten
By Jonathan Cook, DAWN, 04 June 2002. United Nations special envoy Terje Roed-Larsen entered Jenin refugee camp on April 18, shortly after Israel lifted its three-week news blackout, and visibly shaken declared the sight of the devastated camp horrific beyond belief.
How they bulldozed Jenin
By Asma Rashid, DAWN (Pakistan), 28 June 2002. On May 31, Israel's widely circulated newspaper Yediot Aharonot published a chilling account of what actually happened in Jenin after it was stormed by Israeli air and ground forces last April.