Ismail Ziada, a Dutch Palestinian who lost six family members when Israel bombarded his home in Gaza, is taking Benny Gantz, the leader of Israelâ€™s Blue and White Party, to court for killing his family. Professor Hilla Dayan, who observed the proceedings, discusses the case and its impact on Israeli politics.
Dr. Hilla Dayan is an Israeli sociologist and activist, a lecturer at Amsterdam University College, and co-founder of gate48 (Amsterdam) and the membersâ€™ organization Academia for Equality. Her article, Neozionism: a Portrait of a Contemporary Hegemony, was recently published in Settler-Colonial Studies.
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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip, and continues into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.