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Arafat's Death Could Have Been An Assasination

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Could the 2004 death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have been an assassination?

Many Palestinians have long made that claim, but now there may be some evidence from Swiss scientists. A Swiss lab that examined Arafat’s remains found that he may have been poisoned by radioactive polonium.

The BBC’s Immogen Foulkes speaks to Here & Now’s Robin Young from Geneva, Switzerland.


  • Immogen Foulkes, correspondent for the BBC in Geneva. She tweets @ImogenFoulkes.
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