"Amira Hass, the only Jewish-Israeli journalist to have spent almost 20 years
living in and reporting from Gaza and the West Bank, recently suffered a torrent
of hate mail and calls for her prosecution after she wrote an article defending
the right of Palestinians to resist violent occupation. In the article, Hass
defended the throwing of stones by Palestinian youth at Israeli soldiers,
calling it "the birthright and duty of anyone subject to foreign rule." Hass
said Israelis remain in denial about "how much violence is used on a daily basis
against Palestinians. They don’t like to be told that someone has the right to
resist their violence." Hass joins us to discuss the reaction to her piece and
her response to the latest regional visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Despite vows to revive peace talks and free up the Palestinian economy, Hass
says the Obama administration wants to preserve the status-quo of occupation......."