TITLE

"I was not elected to keep silent or to sit at the table and clap"

AUTHOR(S)
Shackle, Samira
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
New Statesman;8/9/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 5013, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Haneen Zoabi, a Palestinian member of the Knesset, the parliament of Israel. In the interview Zoabi addresses a number of topics including the treatment accorded her as a Palestinian, nuclear weapons in Israel and Iran, and her hopes for Arab citizens of Israel.
ACCESSION #
52712909

 

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