The following document was presented at a press conference held in Jerusalem on 14 January 1988 by Professor Sari Nusaybah of Birzeit University. Also present at the session were Mustafa al-Natshah, former mayor of Hebron; Gabi Baramki, acting president of Birzeit University; and Mubarak 'Awad, director of the Jerusalem Center for the Study of Non-Violence. The Israeli army prevented certain Palestinian personalities from Gaza from attending the press conference. Two others were arrested on their arrivalt the National Palace Hotel: Ibrahim Qara'in, head of the Palestinian Press Service, and trade unionist Bassam Ayyub. It was presented in the name of "Palestinian nationalist institutions and personalities from the West Bank and Gaza."