|The Revolutions of Tunisia and Egypt and their Repercussions on the Palestinian Conflict|
The Revolutions of Tunisia and Egypt and their Repercussions on the Palestinian ConflictOn 2/15/2011, the Ramallah Center for Human Rights Studies (RCHRS) held a panel discussion entitled "the Revolutions of Tunisia and Egypt and their Repercussions on the Palestinian Conflict," in which Dr. Iyad Barghouti, general director of RCHRS, and Dr. Hassan Abdullah, press and media director, presented.
Media professional and political analyst Professor Hani al Masri presented an analysis addressing the background of the revolutions in both Egypt and Tunisia, the attitude of the non-traditional administration, and the crucial role of the youth in each. He concentrated on what was achieved in Egypt, certain that the features of the region will change, and that this will not happen right away, but will take time. Particularly, there are numerous factors governing the development of affairs, especially with regard to the impact on the Palestinian situation, which began to appear in several steps and announcements by Palestinian leaders and officials.
Also, Dr. Ahmad Qutamish presented an analysis in which he discussed revolutions that have happened in the world in an intellectual and historical context, as well as the background of what happened in Egypt and Tunisia in a historical context.
Others who participated in this activity include academics, researchers, politicians, and others interested.