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Out of Arafat’s Hands

The nearly 73-year-old leader is losing control of his people.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/out_of_arafats_hands_20020719

In the reoccupied West Bank town of Hebron, an activist in Yasser Arafat's Al Fatah, a graduate of Israeli prisons, lamented the other day: "I gave up my dream of the whole of Palestine for the sake of the Oslo accord. And what did I get? Corruption, no democracy, security services abusing and blackmailing our people. And now I'm getting Israeli soldiers invading my town and the Palestinian Authority is doing nothing to protect me."

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