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Al Jazeera Witness Interviews Amira Haas Part 2 of 3

Amira Hass is a reporter for the daily "Haaretz" newspaper in Israel. She is the only Israeli journalist to have lived in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, where she has doggedly reported on events from the Palestinian perspective of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To this day she continues to live in Ramallah, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority.

Amira is an obsessed journalist. She is a pursuer of justice, a rebel and an only child of a mother who survived the holocaust.

Filming for this documentary (Between the Lines, Directed by Yifat Kedar) first started back in 1999, amid a mood of optimism in Israel that a peace settlement was close at hand. But Amira goes against the stream: she sees the peace process as actually teetering on the brink of failure, threatening an explosion of violence.

The film accompanies her during two years in Israel and the Palestinian ter

Added: Jun-1-2008 
By: loweyes
Tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, West, Bank, Amira, Haas, apartheid, Al, Jazeera, haaretz
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