Sunday, June 1, 2008

Unpleasant Rumblings

Some disturbing news from Israel/Palestine on several fronts. The 1st describes the cancellation of Fulbright funding for scholars working in Gaza. The subsequent 2 deal with the loss of artifacts, with the Israeli Army accused of taking a stone coffin from Palestinian territory, while some Islamic-era skeletal material from Temple Mount/Haram also disappeared:

U.S. cancels Fulbright grants to Palestinian scholars
By Ethan Bronner;, May 29, 2008

The Israeli army steals historical artifact from the northern part of the West Bank
by Ghassan Bannoura; IMEMC News, May 27, 2008

Islamic-era skeletons 'disappeared' from Elad-sponsored dig
By Meron Rapoport;, June 2, 2008

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