Address by Jamal Khashoggi at MEMO’s ‘Oslo at 25: A Legacy of Broken Promises’ conference held in London on September 29, 2018.
Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi Arabian journalist and an outspoken critic of the Saudi government. Khashoggi was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of the Al-Watan Newspaper.
PANEL: Oslo and the Negation of International Law
Although the process was based on the formula of ‘land for peace’, it was clear Israel was not prepared to withdraw from the territories occupied in 1967. Because none of the documents referred to Israel as the occupying power, or the applicability of international humanitarian law to the territories, Oslo’s approach to the permanent status issues were based on Israeli imperatives.