Tag: unconditional cessation of violence
Prisoner Release – Veering Off the Roadmap
July 14, 2003 | Eli Kazhdan
The first sentence of Phase I of the roadmap is crystal clear, demanding that "the Palestinians immediately undertake an unconditional cessation of violence." The roadmap's cease-fire is not contingent upon Israeli performance on any other issue. Any linkage between the question of Palestinian violence and Israeli implementation of the roadmap makes violence part of the negotiating process.