Amira Hass is a columnist for the left-center Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz. She began reporting from the Occupied Palestinian Territories in 1991, at the height of the Second Intifada, and has lived in both Gaza and the West Bank. She is currently a resident of Ramallah. Hass is the winner of numerous awards, including the World Press Freedom Hero award (2000), the Bruno Kreisky Human Rights Award (2002), the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize (2003), and the Hrant Dink Memorial Award (2009).
I sat down with Amira Hass in August 2012. Listen to the first part of our conversation here:
Listen to the second part of our conversation here: