The Death of Yassin

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photoPalestinians jammed the streets of Gaza City for the funeral procession of Hamas founder and spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin and Palestinian militants warned of swift and bloody retaliation.

Yassin was killed in a missile strike by Israeli helicopters as he left a mosque in Gaza City. Sixteen others were injured in the attack.


Harvey Morris, Jerusalem Bureau Chief, The Financial Times

Naomi Chazan, served in the Knesset 1992-2003, professor at Hebrew University

Michael Tarazi, Legal Advisor for the Palestinian Liberation Organization

Meir Shlomo, Consul General of Israel to New England

Melissa Mehle, former CIA field Officer.

This program aired on March 22, 2004.


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