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Middle East / Israel-Syria Peace Talks / Palestinian Politics / Elections / Women #401686

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Statement from a top Israeli negotiator that a break in the peace negotiations with Syria may emerge during Secretary of State Warren Christopher's visit to the Middle East reported; scenes shown from Gaza City, Gaza Strip, of the opening of political campaigning for Palestinian elections. [Palestinian Parliamentary candidates Moustafa BARGHOUTI, Saeb EREKAT - offer views on the election process.]

(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Walter Rodgers) The difficulties for women in Palestinian politics examined; scenes shown from the West Bank and Jerusalem. [Palestinian female presidential candidate Samiha KHALIL - complains about conditions.] [Parliament candidate Hanan ASHRAWI, Palestinian woman activist Islah JAD; Rumeileh Parliament candidate Nabiha ABU (thru translator) - oppose discrimination against women in Palestinian society and politics.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Rodgers, Walter;
Woodruff, Judy

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