What struggles are Israeli activists facing in their anti-war movement?

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The Stream

While most Israelis have rallied behind their government’s war on Gaza, some still call for peace.

The Hamas attack on October 7 sent shockwaves through Israeli society. The killing of more than 1,100 people, mostly civilians, has fuelled hyper-nationalism and created a climate in which those who express solidarity with Palestinians risk being called traitors or terrorist sympathisers. But even at a time when most Israelis support their government’s war effort, there are Israeli activists who, despite the abuse, continue to pursue peace.

Presenter: Anelise Borges

Guests:
Robi Damelin – The Parents Circle
Neta Heiman – Activist
Tal Mitnick – Human rights activist

Published On 28 Dec 2023

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