Yasser Arafat Arrives in Gaza

In July 1994 the Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, was allowed to return from Tunisia to visit the Gaza strip, after 27 years in exile. Hear from Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, who was among the crowds that were there to greet him.

(Image: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the middle of a large crowd. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Release date:

Available now

11 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Jul 2013 07:50 GMT

Featured in...

Collapse of the Soviet Union

Collapse of the Soviet Union

It's 25 years since Mikhail Gorbachev stood down and the dissolution of the USSR began

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes

The Witness Podcast

The Witness Podcast

Every programme, to download and keep

African History Collection

Thomas Sankara African Revolutionary

The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa