B'Tselem executive director Hagai El-Ad. Emil Salman

Israeli Anti-occupation Group Refuses to Be the Army's 'Useful Idiot'

As Israel's crackdown on anti-occupation groups broadens, the head of B'Tselem explains why the NGO no longer cooperates with state institutions. Israeli society is entirely complicit in the injustice – including the Supreme Court, he says.

Hagai El-Ad believes that if he hadn’t appeared before the United Nations Security Council to speak about the occupation last fall, he would have had to resign from B’Tselem. After all, he was appointed...

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