Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz's Amira Hass to discuss the unrest in the Palestinian territories, following the death of a prominent human rights activist at the hands of the Palestinian Authority's security forces.
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We ask: What role does the Israeli occupation play in Mahmoud Abbas' ability to crush dissent? Who are the Palestinians protesting and what do they want? And why are Palestinian security forces targeting women?
Amira also comments on the Palestinian Catch-22: How to fight for nationhood while also fighting for democracy.