Breaking the Silence

September 14, 2012  

How are Palestinians living under the Occupation in the West Bank and Gaza?

Peter SlezakAcademic, writer and commentator Professor Peter Slezak took a tour of the Palestinian Occupied Territories earlier this year and met with a range of Palestinians and Israelis including members of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence, who take tours around hotspots in the West Bank and Gaza.

His journey, as the son of holocaust survivors, was confronting and harrowing as he witnessed what this Occupation means in terms of the human rights abuses that occur routinely, and the annexation of Palestinian lands to large Israeli settlements and to the 700 km long Separation Wall.

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Source: ABC Radio National – 360Documentaries