This documentary series provides eyewitness accounts and analysis from Israeli, Palestinians and international experts whoe are able to provide a hugely credible and informed insight into the cause and effect of Operation Defensive Shield
Part 1: 1000 Palestinian Casualties. This episode looks at the failure of Camp David and its repercussions, the grave consequences and Ariel Sharon's visit to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the resultant use of collective punishment against the Palestinian people.
Part 3: This Episode highlights the curfew of Bethlehem and the seizure of the Church of Nativity. You will hear the accounts of civilians who have been used as human shields and from the family members of some of the victims. The episode provides comprehensive analysis from legal experts.
Part 5: In this episode of the series you will see innocent civilians targeted by sniper bullets during partial lifting of curfew in Palestinian towns. The episode further details the brutal killings in the Jenin refugee camp and goes on to show the escalation of the Nativity church crisis.
Part 2: This Episode highlights the incursion of the West-Bank in the month of March 2002 - the Natanya bombing and the Israeli action in declaring operation "Defensive Shield". It examines the violations international human rights committed against international journalists and medical crews.
Part 4: This Episode highlights the Israeli military action and the bombardment of houses in Jenin and Nablus, the demolishing of historical and ancient sites and the rampage of the museum in the old city of Nablus. Testimony is provided relating to the horrific crimes that took place in Nablus and Jenin -- from victims and their families as well as Israeli and international lawyers.
Part 6: This episode details the large scale demolitions that took place in the old city of Nablus, the countless bodies buried under the rubble, and the rumours about the removal of dead bodies in refrigerated trucks. Firsthand accounts are given of the massacre that took place and we hear how international observers were prohibited from entering the Jenin camp. Negotiations aimed at solving the Nativity church crisis continue.
Part 7: This episode details the major health crisis which engulfed Jenin and Nablus as a result of the curfew. It talks about the decision of the Security Council to send a delegation on an afact finding mission and the reasons behind the subsequent cancellation of the mission. It also highlights the details of the final agreement reached in respect of the church of Nativity crisis. Lastly it focuses on the extent of the human rights violations committed and provides eyewitness accounts from experts and activists.